Fuel Scarcity In Nigeria
The federal government has been advised by a professor in the Federal University, Oye Ekiti, Ekiti, Cecilia Olufunke-Akintayo, to build modern based chemical plants, capable of producing bio-based petrol chemical in place of fuel.
The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) on Saturday, April 13 called on Nigerians to stop panic buying of petrol and diesel as there was enough of the products in circulation.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), on Thursday, April 11, denied the reported impending scarcity of petrol in the country and asked Nigerians to ignore the claim.
BudgIT, a leading civic organization that applies technology to intersect citizen engagement with institutional improvement, to facilitate societal change, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to remove fuel subsidy.
In a bid to allay the fears of Nigerians stemming from rumours on impending fuel scarcity, the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has said that it has not less than 25 million liters of petrol for the entire festive season.
Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF), a pan-Igbo socio-cultural group, has lauded the federal government and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for the availability of fuel in the south-east during the yuletide.