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Atiku ready to privatise NNPC, if elected

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The Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar yesterday, disclosed his intention to privatise the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), if elected on Saturday.

Making this known while interacting with stakeholders from the 23 local government areas of Kaduna state at the trade fair complex, Atiku said his resolve to sell national assets was informed by the fact that NNPC had since inception failed to meet its expectation of refining crude oil for the country’s consumption, that the sale of  NNPC will provide more development.

Atiku, who challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to relinquish the running of the NNPC to ordinary people to show his level of sincerity, assured that NNPC will be sold to Nigerians with money to buy it.”

“It’s 63 years Nigeria found crude but up till now, we are yet to refine petrol and kerosine by ourselves. We have refineries in Kaduna, Warri and Port Harcourt but saboteurs stopped them from working.”

 

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