Buhari to probe NNPC over shortfall in remittances — Arewa youths


The Arewa Consultative Youths Movement (ACYM) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to as a matter of national importance probe the management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) over the shortfall in its remittances to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

The group, in a statement on Tuesday by its President, Kabiru Yusuf, said the shortfall was capable of plunging the country into a serious crisis if unchecked.

It said it was therefore important for the President to probe the matter with a view to ascertaining the causes and ensuring that things change for the better.

The statement read: “Arewa youths are indeed concerned about the widely reported shortfall in the remittances of the NNPC into the CBN coffers.

“It is our humble opinion that all those involved should be probed in order to ascertain if there was any under hand dealings that led to the situation.

“The President should not waste time in directing relevant persons or government agencies to probe the NNPC on this matter.

“There must be reasons why remittances can drop so sharply and Nigerians would like to know these reasons.

“We urge the President not to delay in commissioning this very important probe,” the group urged.

– Daily Independent

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