The All Progressives Congress (APC) says there is no scarcity of fuel in the country.
This was disclosed on Tuesday in a statement issued by National Secretary Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the party, Sen. John J. Akpanudoedehe.
Akpanudoedehe said it is an artificial fuel scarcity
According to him, the leadership of the party is in touch with the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva and the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari over the fuel queues noticed in some parts of the country.
He said, “It is an artificial fuel scarcity.”
The national secretary further said the party has also received assurances from the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources and NNPC GMD that there is more than enough petrol to last the country for 40 days.
“We have recieved assurances from the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources and NNPC GMD that there is more than enough petrol to last the country for 40 days.
“There is no need for panic buying and we urge petroleum filling stations to resist the urge to hoard products and illegally hike prices,” he concluded.