Lagos - The lingering fuel scarcity in the country is taking a toll on motorists and residents of Lagos State and environs, Punch reports.
Most filling stations in the city had run out of the product while those that had were selling at the rate of N130-N150 per litre, a far cry from the standard price of N87.
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The number of filling stations that had the product to sell was reducing daily, while the few ones that had petrol in stock were capitalising on the scarcity to make excessive profits at the expense of consumers.
The strike by petroleum tanker drivers, who are members of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, has grounded product loading at fuel depots across the country, thereby worsening the already bad petrol supply situation.
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- News 24