Adulterated fuel issue too sensitive to be politicised — NUJ


Bad Fuel: Scarcity worsens; costs, storage delay removal

Bad Fuel: Scarcity worsens; costs, storage delay removal

By Omeiza Ajayi, Abuja

 The Nigerian Union of Journalists NUJ has cautioned against politicising the issue of adulterated fuel imported into the country saying the matter was too sensitive.

In a statement issued yesterday, signed by its president, Mr Chris Isiguzo, the union said it had become imperative to note that after over four years of uninterrupted availability of premium motor spirit, Nigerians over the past few days have been grappling with buying the products at filling stations across some parts of the country.

According to the statement, “the present challenge the Union understands is as a result of the importation of PMS with higher than normal methanol level. Since the unfortunate development, it is regrettable to observe that there have been some forth and back between the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and some of its designated importers over the ‘bad fuel. It is expected that as responsible corporate organizations, the importers of…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper