Fayose to release petrol in Govt Fuel Dump to public


To reduce the effects of the current fuel scarcity in Ekiti State, the State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has directed that 80 percent of the petrol in the Government Fuel Dump released to two petrol stations in Ado Ekiti, to be sold to the public at the control price of N145 per litre.

Black Market Sellers waiting for Customers along Aba Road in Port Harcourt weekend. Photo: Nwankpa Chijioke

The governor, who made this known through his verified Twitter Handle said “The maximum a single individual can buy will be 25 litres.”

He said; “I cannot be keeping fuel in the govt house dump while our people keep suffering.

“I have asked them to pump out 80% of the petrol in the Govt House Fuel Dump to be sold at the control price of N145.

“I am going to town to locate the two petrol stations where the petrol will be sold.”

The governor lamented the hardship being faced by…

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