Fuel Queues In Abuja

•Long queue of vehicles in search of fuel as most filling stations remained under lock and key in Abuja, recently

•Long queue of vehicles in search of fuel as most filling stations remained under lock and key in Abuja, recently

Queues at filling stations have surfaced in Abuja, the nation’s capital as motorists engaged in panic buying following reports that members of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers have suspended lifting of petrol (PMS) in solidarity with their senior counterparts in PENGASSAN who are protesting the six-month suspension without pay slammed on the branch chairman of Petroleum Equalisation Fund, Comrade Seyi Gambo by the management.

•Long queue of vehicles in search of fuel as most filling stations remained under lock and key in Abuja, recently

The presence of tankers discharging the product at some filing stations visited by P.M.NEWS did nothing to assuage the fear of motorists that the product will soon dry up at the stations. Long queues were seen at the filling stations of multinational oil companies as well as those operated by independent marketers within the Abuja metropolis.

At the NNPC Mega filling station, the queue stretched all the way to Hally Brothers Bus Stop within the Wuse zone 1 axis even though the product is being discharged from all the dispensing pumps.

At the Total and Conoil filling stations opposite the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, along Herbert Macaulay Way, Central Business District, tankers were seen discharging PMS into their underground storage tanks.

•NO FUEL Shut NNPC station in Abuja today

There has been no official explanation for the situation at the filling stations but P.M.NEWS gathered that petrol is scarce in some states and it is being sold at N76 per litre. The states include Ondo and Ekiti states. Some filling stations visited in Ado Ekiti were not dispensing the product, claiming that they were out of stock. The few ones dispensing the product had long queues of vehicles waiting to buy the scarce product.

— Nnamdi Felix/Abuja

Fuel Queues In Abuja

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Queues at filling stations have surfaced in Abuja, the nation’s capital as motorists engaged in panic buying following reports that members of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers have suspended lifting of petrol (PMS) in solidarity with their senior counterparts in PENGASSAN who are protesting the six-month suspension without pay slammed on the branch chairman of Petroleum Equalisation Fund, Comrade Seyi Gambo by the management.

The presence of tankers discharging the product at some filing stations visited by P.M.NEWS did nothing to assuage the fear of motorists that the product will soon dry up at the stations. Long queues were seen at the filling stations of multinational oil companies as well as those operated by independent marketers within the Abuja metropolis.

At the NNPC Mega filling station, the queue stretched all the way to Hally Brothers Bus Stop within the Wuse zone 1 axis even though the product is being discharged from all the dispensing pumps.

At the Total and Conoil filling stations opposite the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, along Herbert Macaulay Way, Central Business District, tankers were seen discharging PMS into their underground storage tanks.

There has been no official explanation for the situation at the filling stations but PMNEWS gathered that petrol is scarce in some states and it is being sold at N76 per litre. The states include Ondo and Ekiti states. Some filling stations visited in Ado Ekiti were not dispensing the product, claiming that they were out of stock. The few ones dispensing the product had long queues of vehicles waiting to buy the scarce product.

— Nnamdi Felix/Abuja