- A Nigerian man has decried the hardship brought about by the ongoing fuel scarcity across the country, saying it has made some people resort to trekking
- According to the man, the fuel scarcity has resulted in a hike in the price of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS an important product for motorists
- He however said some commercial drivers choose to take undue advantage of situations like this and charge fares that are unduly high
Many transport workers simply take advantage of fuel price hike to exploit passengers. This is according to a Nigerian man who spoke LegitTV.
The man said some people have resorted to trekking to escape the high cost of transportation occasioned by fuel scarcity.
Transport workers greedy
The man also said some transport workers take advantage of fuel scarcity to hike their fares in a manner that is exploitative.
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The man said:
"Sometimes I do blame the drivers, all those transport workers. Most times, I see that they are being greedy. Everything, we shouldn't just blame the government."
In recent days, fuel scarcity has hit hard in many parts of Nigeria, with motorists struggling to have access to PMS. Many times, it goes for a very high price which then results to the high cost of transport fares.
Watch the full interview below:
Man opens oil and gas company in his house
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that a Nigerian man opened an oil and gas company in his house.
According to the man, he decided to be selling fuel at home even as he warmned his friends and family embers to keep off.
The man was seen in a viral video offloading many containers of PMS in his compound. Some of the containers were opened to show off the content.
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Man pours fuel into a moving car in Abuja
Also, Legit.ng also reported that a Nigerian man was seen in a viral video pouring fuel into a moving car.
The man performed the dangerous act in a place said to be Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.
His action attracted outrage and condemnation on the internet after the video emerged and went viral.