Kachikwu Blames Fuel Queues On Logistics Gap — Leadership Newspaper


The minister of state for petroleum resources, Ibe Kachikwu, yesterday in Lagos, said queues at filling stations has nothing to do with petrol supply scarcity but as a result of logistics challenges and urged the public to ignore rumours of planned upward review of pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also called petrol.

Kachikwu, who addressed the current supply situation while speaking with journalists at the opening of the second edition of the Annual International Conference and Exhibition of the Oil and Gas Trainers Association (OGTAN), said that as far as he was concerned, there was no discussion within government circle about petrol price review and wondered how the rumour began and impatience of motorists to interrogate such speculation and gossip.

“I took time to go round some stations in Lagos and I discovered that the queues which resurfaced has disappeared and let me tell you the issue of petrol pricing is a sensitive thing, you can see how the oil…

Source: Leadership Newspaper