End Fuel Scarcity in Seven Days — Reps order NNPC

End Fuel Scarcity in Seven Days — Reps order NNPC

The House of Representatives has ordered the NNPC Limited and other regulatory agencies to end the lingering fuel scarcity in one week to ease the s¥ffering of Nigerians.

The legislators passed the resolution during a plenary session on December 13, following the adoption of a motion of urgent public importance, sponsored by Saidu Abdullahi from Niger state. Presenting the motion, he said in the last few months, Nigerians had been subjected to untold hardships caused by the lingering petrol scarcity, affecting economic activities and making the already trying times in the country more difficult.

According to him, “Intelligence reports on current fuel scarcity gathered by our security agencies indicated that there is a deliberate plan by some oil marketers to derail the effort of the government in the distribution of fuel in the country by hoarding the petroleum products, thereby creating artificial scarcity all over the country.

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