Calabar residents decry fuel scarcity


Fuel Scarcity

Some residents of Calabar, Cross River capital, have decried the continued scarcity and increasing pump price of petrol in the city.

They on Sunday in Calabar said that the current situation was badly affecting this year’s Christmas celebration in the city.

Mr Godfrey Johnson said the scarcity and increased pump price of the product was not in the interest of the common man.

“It is unfortunate that we are witnessing this kind of problem during the Christmas period. It is not a good time to witness an increase in pump price of petrol.

“A lot of people planned to travel home for Christmas celebration and here in Calabar, we have a carnival. With a problem like this, many will find it difficult to enjoy the season,” he said.

He urged the government to do whatever possible to address the situation.

Mrs Grace Archibong described the scarcity as a setback to the…

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