In a swift move to exercise their fuel import allocation quota for the second quarter of 2016, some independent and major marketers have begun to import Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), despite the foreign exchange (forex) challenges.
Some of the marketers, who spoke with The Guardian, yesterday confirmed that the fuel scarcity might linger till the fourth week in April when most of the newly-imported cargoes will be arriving the shores of this country.
Meanwhile, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) yesterday called on the Federal Government to find a lasting solution to persistent fuel scarcity in the country.
The Labour during its Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting in Lagos yesterday urged President Buhari to do all things practically possible to ensure that the scarcity situation is nipped in the bud.
Speaking on behalf of the union, the factional president, Joe Ajaero, said the situation has become worrisome and seemed to have defied all solutions, adding that Nigerians may soon bounce on government due to the untold hardship being experienced daily. Read more