Prophet Temitope Aduroja, who predicted Goodluck Jonathan’s defeat in 2015, as well as the postponement 2019 general elections, revealed that the pump price of petrol in the country will be reduced.
This online news platform recalls that Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) directed its members to cut down the price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as petrol from N145 to N140 has been ignored by Oando Plc.
The National Secretary of IPMAN, Mike Osatuyi, had told our correspondent on Monday that the pump price reduction will take effect on the 20th (yesterday) of February and end on the 12th of March to ease transportation.
In a statement on Sunday, IPMAN noted that the decision was due to the postponement of the 2019 elections.
The National President of the association, Chinedu Okoronkwo, represented by Northwest Zonal chairman of the association, Bashir Tahir said this in Kano, northern Nigeria.
In a statement on Sunday, IPMAN noted that it was due to the postponement of the 2019 elections.
“We urged all our members across Nigeria to immediately reduce the price of petroleum pump price from N145 to N140 as directed,” he said.
“This is because of the political situation that hit the country after INEC suddenly announced the postponement of Presidential and National Assembly elections after Nigerians were fully prepared.
“We are all aware how Nigerians travelled to different destinations across the country in order to exercise their civic duty; unfortunately, they heard the sad news of the postponement of the polls.
“This made us deemed it fit to reduce the pump price in order to ease their suffering, and to also motivate them to travel again to exercise their franchise on February 23,” IPMAN had said in a statement.
Days after the statement, a fact check by Naija News has revealed that Prophet Aduroja made a prediction about the reduction in January.
“President Buhari is likely to reduce the Pump price of petrol before the coming presidential election. This is a targeted attempt to woo voters in order to vote for him but unfortunately, it won’t work,” the clergyman had predicted.
Source: Naija News