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General News of Monday, 20 June 2022


Fuel Scarcity: Motorists lament as queues resurface in most parts of Lagos

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Fuel queues have surfaced in parts of Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, leaving passengers stranded across the state.

On Monday indicated many filling stations have run out of stock while the few selling have long queues.

It was observed that many filling stations along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway Otedola Bridge are not dispensing.

A resident who spoke with our correspondent said the fuel scarcity has further worsened the traffic gridlock on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway following long queues at filling stations near Lagos.

“In the whole of my area around Berger, Arepo, Ibafo, there is no fuel. This is beside the fact that we have not had light for the past three days,” the resident said.

Daily Trust reports that the scarcity started a few days ago but it got worse between Sunday and Monday morning, forcing motorists to spend long hours at filling stations.

The cause of the fuel shortage as of press time but it was learnt that this was due to supply disruption to Independent marketers in the state.

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