“I was shocked when told at the first filling station that there was no fuel. I was not comfortable as I had just a little fuel left in the car. On getting to the second filling station, there was no fuel. I was happy that I was able to convey my children to school before scouting round town for black market which was sold to me for N250 per litre.”
“We want to assure the buyers that government and marketers are doing everything possible to ensure that the products are available in every filling station within a few days starting from today,” the IPMAN spokesman said on Sunday.
“And because the PPMC has not come out with its price schedule for February, this made tank farms to withhold products because they don’t know if price will increase or decrease. But definitely it is going to increase.”
It is a technical report, so they needed further investigation of the report by their own technical research team. The Technical Committee on electricity tariff has not finished. We expect the report in a week’s time. So, cogently, we are reconvening on 22nd of this month to take both reports,”
The union called on the Federal government led by President Muhammdu Buhari to listen to the voices of Nigerians and reverse the increase in the pump price of petrol and electricity tariff given the hardship they imposed on the already impoverished masses of Nigeria.