“Mass protest looms if food prices keep rising” ⁠- Ex-Senate President, Ahmed Lawan

Ex Senate President, Ahmed Lawan

Former Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has warned that widespread protests will occur if the legislative, Executive, and judicial branches do not collaborate to lower food prices and electricity tariffs. Lawan made this statement during a debate on a Motion introduced by Senator Sunday Karimi, (Kogi-West). Karimi’s Motion addressed the issue of ‘food insecurity’. Lawan emphasised that Nigerians should not be underestimated amid the increasing economic challenges. According to report , he said, “If we don’t take urgent actions on increased food prices and electricity tariffs, we will not like the…

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Food scarcity: “Nigerians losing their patience” –  Senate warns Tinubu

Senate warns

The 10th Senate yesterday, urged the Federal Government to address the impending food crisis in the country and promptly inform Nigerians about the measures taken. The resolution of the Red Chamber followed a Motion, titled: “Urgent Need to Address Food Insecurity and Market Exploitation of Consumables in Nigeria”, sponsored by Senator Sunday Karimi (representing Kogi-West) and co-sponsored by Senator Ali Ndume, (representing Borno-South) and Chief Whip of the Senate. The Senate noted that over the past few months, prices of goods and household consumables have seen a significant rise in…

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