Scarcity: DPR monitors fuel stations in Plateau


By Marie-Therese Nanlong.
The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR in Plateau State has appealed for calm as the fuel scarcity persists in the State and assured that the commodity would be made available as Government is not resting on its oars to ensure its availability.

A Lady buying fuel from roadside along Psychiatric road, Rumuigbo, Port Harcourt to avoid long queque at fuel stations. Photo: Nwankpa Chijioke

DPR’s Operation Manager, Jos Field Office, Jeremiah Mashiat who monitored the sales of the commodity in the filling stations where they were available to ensure compliance to regulated price appealed to residents not to link the scarcity with the Christmas celebration.

He said “the supply has dipped in the past three weeks, from 4th of December to date, we had received only 214 trucks and if you divide that by the number of days, you get an average of about 10 trucks…

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