News

Fuel Scarcity Looms As Depots Stop Loading

The scarcity of petroleum products is imminent in Nigeria as some depots have stopped loading-trucks, The Nation learnt on Wednesday.

SurestFX

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN ) National Vice President, Alhaji Abubakar Maigandi, disclosed this to our Abuja correspondent on phone.

Before you proceed, please 'like' our facebook page to get more informed and entertained

He added that the #EndSARS protests and the resultant crises have stopped the marketers from transiting their loaded trucks.

nigerialove

According to him, since petroleum products are highly inflammable, the drivers decided to park their trucks in safe places nationwide.

NgPolls.com

He explained that since consumers buy fuel on daily basis and there is no replacement, there is bound to be a scarcity of petroleum products.

SurestFX

Maigandi further said the marketers do not hoard products so there will be no reservoirs to turn to upon the exhaustion of available stock.

Before you proceed, please 'like' our facebook page to get more informed and entertained

Asked whether there is any fear of scarcity, he said “definitely, because some of the depots are not loading due of insecurity.

nigerialove

“The ones that have already loaded parked their trucks in the yards so that protesters will not set them on fire. There is no way you can have sufficient fuels in the filling stations because we don’t do hoarding.”

NgPolls.com

The IPMAN National Vice President urged the protesters to dialogue with the Federal Government for the amicable resolution of the crises.

SurestFX

He asked them to embrace the olive branch because of the economic losses that emanate from the crisis.

Before you proceed, please 'like' our facebook page to get more informed and entertained

His words: “The EndSARS issue is a Nigerian issue so the protesters and government should dialogue over it for a lasting solution. Nigerians (both government and the governed need to have attitudinal change. So, it is better to dialogue. “

nigerialove

Related Articles

38 Comments

Leave a Reply

Back to top button
Need Code to register? Chat with us