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- Published on Thursday, 29 December 2011 20:49
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The wife of the late fiery lawyer and human rights activist, Chief Gani Fawehinmi, Ganiat, has called on Nigerians to join in the mass protest against the planned fuel subsidy removal. “All Nigerians must come out in their millions on December 31, for a rally to protest this inhumanity against helpless Nigerians in the disguise of the removal of fuel subsidy,” Mrs. Fawehinmi said yesterday at a press briefing in Lagos.
the International Momentary Fund (IMF) of being the proponents of the policy. The widow of the late legal icon noted that it was very sad that the Federal Government is going ahead on the issue of removing fuel subsidy, whereas the oil sector had not been subsidized by any Nigerian government. She lamented that there was conscious stealing by Nigerian leaders, their cohorts and cronies in public and private sectors of the economy, adding that this open mismanagement of the public fund has put the country in its present economic predicament. Fawehinmi pointed out that the looting of the public treasury has affected all the socio- infrastructural amenities to the extent that public institutions are on the verge of total collapse.