Fuel Scarcity In Nigeria
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Tuesday assured Nigerians that there would no longer be fuel scarcity which had caused unbearable queues for Nigerians. The NNPC GMD, Maikanti Baru made this statement in Abuja.
The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers on Monday, January 8 called for the rehabilitation of the nation’s refineries to end the scarcity of petrol in the country as a lot of money has been spent i the past.
The group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, has disclosed how 4501 petrol trucks were diverted during the fuel supply crisis that occurred in December 2017.
The Presidency is currently meeting with stakeholders in the Nigerian oil sector at Aso Rock over the ongoing fuel scarcity and Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, is standing in for the Nigerian leader.
Some photos have emerged of Nigerians queuing to buy fuel with their generators in Ikorodu, Lagos state. The pictures were shared by a Facebook user named Yousouph Ahmed who asked how people were coping with the scarcity.
The general manager, crude oil marketing of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Mele Kyari, linked the fuel scarcity to people's fear in buying the commodity, stemming from fear of increment of price of the product.