Fuel Scarcity In Nigeria
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.
Ibe Kachikwu has said Nigeria will continue to struggle and face challenges in terms of ensuring stable fuel supply until the downstream sector of the petroleum industry is liberalised and subsidy of petroleum products removed.
The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency Nigerians that there will be uninterrupted supply and distribution of petroleum products during the festive season and beyond. It also said price of fuel will remain the same.