Lagos - Nigerians are expected to face another round of fuel scarcity in July, reports New Telegraph.
This is because the federal government has not settled its obligations to oil marketers.
The government claimed it did not have enough money to pay for fuel subsidy, which has hit N2 billion per day.
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Austin Avuru, Managing Director of Seplat Petroleum Development Company, who revealed the inability of government to pay oil marketers, noted that except a miracle happens, Nigerians should be ready to face another round of hardship.
Nigeria almost grounded to a halt in May during the country’s worst fuel shortage in a decade due to a dispute between oil marketers and the immediate past government of former President Goodluck Jonathan.
The shortage left service stations closed, aircraft grounded, and businesses unable to operate.
Read more at New Telegraph.
- News 24