Jos: Long Queues Resurface in Filling Stations.
By Azi Peter – Jos
In less than 24 hours after the swearing in of the new administration in the country, fuel scarcity is rearing it’s ugly head in Jos, the Plateau state capital. citizens woke up this morning to see most of the filling stations are closed while some few ones that are dispensing the commodity are witnessing long queues.
The sudden scarcity may be as a result of the pronouncement made by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu during his inaugural speech in Abuja on the removal of fuel subsiding that has been engulf with huge corruption.
A visit to some filling stations around Bauchi Ring road, the Akatakpa, Dipdat, Harry, Jevikoh, D.Pasali, A.A Shafa among others by our reporter in Jos showed that the hardship is bitter hard on the residents already.
The marketers just increase and hoard the premium motor spirits without waiting for more directive from the Federal Government.
With the new government that just took over, Nigerians are with full of hopes and expectations that the government will bring succour in terms of inflation, security and the economy which has been battered.
All eyes are now on the Nigerian Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress who have already caution federal government on the plan subsidy removal