Fuel Scarcity Worsens Situation In Maiduguri, Affects Businesses

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Residents and motorists in Maiduguri and its environs have continued to lament the hardship being experienced as scarcity of Premuim Motor Spirit (PMS), known as petrol worsened.

Dandal Kura Radio reporter in Maiduguri who monitored the filling stations on Friday and Saturday reports that long queues of vehicles were seen at all the stations that have the petroleum product.

Those that have the product were dispensing at N360 per litre while the NNPC Limited Retail stations were dispensing at N300 per litre.

In the City centre, NNPC Limited Mega station at Damboa Road, NNPC Limited retail station by Galadima Junction, Matrix along Lagos Street were seen with long queues of vehicles spending days without acquiring the product.

The situation is also the worse along Bulumkutu Kano high way, as many filling stations did not have petroleum product, while along Baga Road, queues were seen at some stations while several others remained closed.

Non of the filling stations is operational along Bama Road while only two stations were observed dispensing along custom to Muna park at the cost of N360 to N400 per litre.

Many motorist expressed dissatisfaction over the non availability of the product, adding that the situation was frustrating and demoralising as they normally stay over the next day to get fuel.

Manager, of one of the filling station who spoke under the condition of anonymity appealed to the government to find lasting solution to the crisis, he said queues had become too long because not enough product is not in circulation.

Dandal Kura Radio International reports that President Muhammadu Buhari recently approved the constitution of a 14-man Steering Committee on Petroleum Products Supply and Distribution management to find lasting solution to disruptions in the supply and distribution of petroleum products.

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