Monday, November 28, 2011

Senate Moves To Unmask Subsidy Cabal

Tide News
23 November 2011

Chairman, Senate Joint Committee investigating the management of the fuel subsidy scheme, Senator Magnus Abe, says the committee is determined to unearth the criteria used to select beneficiaries of the scheme.

Abe spoke on Monday in Abuja ahead of the public hearing which commenced yesterday.

“The committee has looked at a lot of the importers and other beneficiaries of the fuel subsidy scheme. We’ve resolved to call them to come and explain to us how some of them got on the scheme.”

He said from the documents the committee had received so far, there was a clear indication that most of the beneficiaries were not qualified to participate in the scheme.

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