Fuel Scarcity: CSOs Commend DSS Over Ultimatum To Regulator, Marketers


The Citizens United Against Subversion (CUAS), and Coalition for Peace In Nigeria (COPIN), have commended the Department of State Services (DSS) over the ultimatum it handed yo players in the oil and gas sector, which they noted, led to the easing of fuel scarcity in Abuja and other major cities in the country.


Recall that the DSS had in the wake of biting scarcity, held a strategic meeting with industry regulator, the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) and petrol marketers, including Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), among other stakeholders.


Consequently, the Secret Service issued a 48-hour ultimatum to the affected bodies to ensure product availability, vowing that an enforcement operation will be deployed at the expiration of the window period.


In separate statements jointly signed by national coordinator and secretary of CUAS, Dr Abu Mallam, and Mrs Chinonyelum Ogundele,…

Source: Leadership Newspaper