Adamawa lawmaker protests fuel price hike, drops car for bicycle

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The Chief Whip of Adamawa State House of Assembly, Haruna jilantikiri has dropped his personal car for bicycle in protest against hike in fuel price.

Jilantikiri, who represents Madagali Constituency at the Assembly, opted for use of his bicycle to run his daily activities.

The price of petrol was hiked considerably by oil marketers shortly after President Bola Tinubu declared end to fuel subsidy regime.

The Adamawa Assembly chief whip who spoke to newsmen while riding on his bicycle on Thursday, lamented that Nigerians do not have the money for the new petrol price regime.

“The overwhelming majority of citizens cannot afford to drive cars or ride on their motorcycles considering the current situation,” he said.

He stressed that the whole thing is having a devastating impact on the masses, adding that leaders like him ought to lead the protest against the trend.

“We are supposed to pack our cars and use bicycles to identify with our electorate,” he said.

He appealed to the Federal Government to address the problem without delay to ease the hardship already being experienced.

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