The gasoline scarcity has hit Lagos State as locals have resumed queuing at varied fuel stations to purchase gasoline.
Most fuel stations throughout the state have been locked for the previous few days as a result of product unavailability. Fuel stations with the product witnessed lengthy strains as state residents rushed to purchase gasoline for his or her automobiles.
Residents declare that a number of the petrol stations promote for as much as 250 naira per litre.
The Impartial Petroleum Entrepreneurs Affiliation of Nigeria (IPMAN) attributed the current scarcity to restricted availability. Talking to The Cable, IPMAN coordinator Mike Osatuyi mentioned;
“We’ve got no gasoline. If there’s gasoline, then we have one thing to promote. What little is accessible we purchase at N205. If you add up transport, that is round 213 naira earlier than you’ll be able to add your revenue. It is the reality.
Even if you wish to purchase from N205 now, you will not even see purchase. NNPC mentioned gasoline is accessible however we do not see it. If we will see the gasoline, that is the one solution to verify that the product is accessible. Let’s wait to see the subsequent few days. ” did he declare.
The administration of the Nigeria Nationwide Petroleum Company Firm NNPC has but to touch upon the current scarcity.