Petrol Stations Shut Down In Kano As Fuel Scarcity Bites Harder

Fuel scarcity is biting harder in the ancient city of Kano as most of the petroleum stations have been shut down.

Vanguard checks observed long queues in few filing stations still dispensing the product in the state capital.

It was observed that independent marketers and some major marketers who were seen selling fuel sell it as high as between N850 – N900 per litre.

Even the filling stations selling the fuel is doing so amidst crowd and rowdy atmosphere.

A motorist, Mustapha described the situation as unfortunate, especially that the petroleum product cost high but yet unavailable.

“The last fuel in my car was bought N680 per liter some weeks back only for me to go back to buy another fuel and was told N850. And the unfortunate thing was it almost got to my turn on the queue when it finished. The situation is unfortunate, especially that the petroleum product cost high but yet unavailable.

“I had no option than to buy from the black marketers at the cost of N1,200 per liter,” he stated.

Meanwhile, black marketers have taken advantage of situation to make brisk business as they sale a liter at N1,200.

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