The Senate on Thursday stepped down
consideration of the report on the National Roads Fund Establishment Bill asking the Committee on Works to make “ further consultations ” on it .
Most of the lawmakers , who spoke on the
recommendations , particularly the N 5 levy on
petroleum products , expressed reservations on the proposal , warning that it would impose more hardships on Nigerians .
It was unanimously agreed that the panel should review the contentious proposals in the report.
The panel had specifically recommended multiple taxes, including a N 5 levy on every litre of petrol and diesel imported or refined in the country .
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