Kachikwu Appears Before Senate Committee, Apologises To Nigerians
The Minister of State Petroleum, Mr Ibe Kachikwu has apologised for remarks he made at the State House where he was quoted as saying he is not a magician.
Speaking at a meeting with the Senate Committee On Petroleum Downstream, Mr Kachikwu apologized for the comment which he said some found offensive.
He also said that contrary to calls in some quarters for his resignation, he is not going to resign as he has work to do.
Speaking on the persistent fuel scarcity, Mr Kachikwu said fuel queues would disappear in the first week of April.
The Senate Committee on Petroleum Downstream ordered the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, to appear before it to explain the unending fuel scarcity across the country.
The committee invited the Minister after carrying out an on-the-spot assessment of the fuel crises in major petrol stations in the nation’s capital city.
The management of some of the stations visited gave reasons behind the scarcity which the chairman of the Senate committee said were unacceptable.
They explained the need to have a clearer understanding of the situation and how it is being addressed.