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Abuja may experience fresh fuel scarcity soon – Marketers

Abuja may experience fresh fuel scarcity soon – Marketers
Residents of the Federal Capital Territory may soon experience a fresh round of fuel scarcity, as The PUNCH reliably gathered that tanker drivers have declined to take products to the FCT due to bad road network and high diesel prices.

Cost of hiring a vessel is now $50,000 per day, including NNPC trucks.It costs more than $50,000 per day to take products to states like Calabar, and we still pay for vessels in dollars”, the DAPPMAN source added.They stated that though there were enough products as promised by the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, members of the National Association of Road Transport Operators were not ready to take products to the capital city.Related News Fuel Scarcity In Nigeria Fuel price halts at N200/litre, high fares linger ‘FG should legalise artisanal refineries to end scarcity’ The Executive Secretary, National Association of Road Transport Operators, Aloga Ignatius, declined commenting on the development when contacted.

4th August 2022 FCT, Abuja 4th August 2022 Residents of the Federal Capital Territory may soon experience a fresh round of fuel scarcity, as The PUNCH reliably gathered that tanker drivers have declined to take products to the FCT due to bad road network and high diesel prices.It was also gathered that members of NARTO had lost nothing less than seven tankers, including products as a result of the bad road network to Abuja.

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