Nigerian singer pop sensation, Paul Okoye, popularly called Rudeboy, has lamented the deteriorating state of affairs in the country. He revealed that he spent N1.4m on diesel, following the hike in the price of the petroleum product.
Rudeboy, a member of the music group P-Square, made this known on his verified Instagram story on Wednesday, where he described diesel as “the new luxury.” He wrote, “Ordinary house, I’m spending 1.4m Naira for diesel (Generator and diesel.) The new luxury.”
The price of diesel has been on the rise in recent rise due to the ongoing war in Ukraine. The situation is worsened in Nigeria by the collapse of the national grid, which led to blackouts in some parts of the country.