Northern youths push apart demand NNPC’s probe over dwindling naira

The Arewa Consultative Youths Movement has distanced itself from a purported educate calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to probe the Nigerian Nationwide Petroleum Firm (NNPC) over alleged shortfall in its remittances to the Central Financial institution of Nigeria (CBN).

The race disclosed this in an announcement signed by its President Malam Kabiru Yusuf on Thursday in Abuja.

The educate acknowledged, “It has come to my recordsdata that there is a press textual pronounce in circulation issued by the Arewa Consultative Youths Movement signed on my bag, the president, Mal. Kabiru Yusuf generally known as for the president to probe NNPC LTD over remittance shortfall to the Central Financial institution.

“I are wanting to completely dissociate myself from the above educate as a result of it did no longer emanate from neither myself nor any contributors of my govt council and even any member of the Arewa Consultative Youths Movement. As a subject of reality, I turned as quickly as now no longer conscious of it and noticed it for the primary time after it turned as quickly as printed.”

He acknowledged “as on the supposed time and date of the briefing, I turned as quickly as away attending a attribute at my son’s school and subsequently, cannot be in two areas on the similar time.”

Mr Yusuf acknowledged the faux educate is “the work of perjurers who’re geared toward tarnishing my picture and dragging my now no longer straightforward earned standing constructed over years of now no longer straightforward work, dedication and selfless supplier to the mud.”

He acknowledged he has notified related safety firms with a leer to arrest “these criminals who use pleasure in impersonating my humble self.”

Day-to-day Trust had reported how the presidency waded into the controversy raging between the CBN and the NNPC over the dwindling fortune of the naira.

The doc indicated that the CBN on Friday blamed the non-remittance of dollars to international reserves by NNPC as a result of the rationale of the plunge of the naira throughout the official and parallel markets.