Mr. Ben Murray-Bruce is a renowned businessman, politician, public figure and advocate for the people. His unconventional style of fusing business activities with advocacy for the people has fostered a series of pioneering ideas that have rewarded diligent Nigerians with entertaining events and job creation ideas. His drive to excel in business is exceeded only by his zeal as an advocate for the people.
Mr. Murray-Bruce ran for the governorship of Bayelsa State in 2011 under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party. Throughout his career in business and politics, Mr. Murray-Bruce has championed people-friendly causes such as the recent Ben Bruce Plan, which calls for the withdrawal of fuel subsidies in order to subsidize the transportation costs of ordinary Nigerians. Under the plan, Mr. Murray-Bruce envisions annually spending N200 Billion, a fraction of the estimated N1.2 trillion cost of the fuel subsidy last year, to subsidize transportation fares, N100 Billion to upgrade public transportation, and the remaining N900 Billion on other public projects.