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Motorist lauds improved fuel supply

24 January 2013, 12:01

Dutse - Motorist in Dutse have expressed appreciation over improved fuel supply in the state.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that petrol scarcity experienced in the state capital in the last one month has eased as most filling stations are now selling the commodity.

Long queues in the service stations have also disappeared.

NAN reports that a litre of petrol was selling at N97 at Oando, Conoil, NNPC retail station and other major marketers.

Muktar Labaran, a bus driver, commended the marketers for ensuring adequate supply of the commodity.

Labaran said the improvement had eased the difficulties experienced by motorist in accessing the commodity.

He said the availability of the commodity would help in enhancing their businesses.

Ma’awiyya Garba, the Manager of Oando filling station in Dutse, said the station had received 70 000 litres of Premium Motor Spirits (PMS) to meet local demand.

Garba said motorists would no longer face difficulties in accessing the commodity as the station had taken measures to supply fuel on daily basis.

The Manager of Conoil, Alhaji Abdulhameed Adamu, also said the station had received over 120 000 liters.

It will be recall that a litre of petrol sold for N200 due to acute scarcity in Dutse in the last one month.


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