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Written by on April 17, 2020


Report coming in from Abuja has it that President Muhamadu
Buhari has approved the reduction in the pump price of petrol
from one hundred and forty-five naira per liter to one hundred
and twenty-five Naira.

The reduction is as a result of the slump in the international
crude oil price from sixty dollars to thirty dollars, causing fear of
a possible economic crisis.

The approval followed a presentation by the Minister of State,
Petroleum Resources, Mr. Timipre Sylva to the Federal
Executive Council, today.

The Minister briefed the Council on the need to reduce the price
of petrol following the global fall in oil prices.

He said he has already met with the organized labor in the oil
and gas sector before proceeding to make the formal
announcement for the price adjustment.

A Memorandum of Understanding is to be signed between Akwa
Ibom State Government and ICON Group for the management of
Ibom Hotel, Uyo. Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Mr.
Orman Esin announced this today while briefing Government
House Correspondents after the State Executive Council Meeting.

The State government has set up a committee to identify and screen
civil servants who acquired teaching qualifications without
permission and government’s approval for study leave. The
The committee is headed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of
Education, Mrs. Helen Ante.

Issue of the zoning of the Chairmanship position of Ika Local
Government Area dominated discussions during the meeting of
elders, stakeholders and members of the Peoples Democratic Party,

Ika Chapter. The Communique issued at the end of the meeting held
at the Judiciary Guest House, Uyo resolved that the chairmanship
position in Ika Local Government Area has been traditionally held
to rotate from one Clan to another on the basis of Achan, Odoro and
Ito Clans.

President Muhamadu Buhari has approved the reduction in the
the pump price of petrol from one hundred and forty-five naira per liter
to one hundred and twenty-five Naira. The reduction is as a result of
the slump in the international crude oil price from sixty dollars to
thirty dollars, causing fear of a possible economic


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