After the sigh of relief commuters enjoy following the call-off of the strike by the oil workers, fuel queues have resurfaced at filling stations in the Federal Capital Territory , FCT.
Investigation by Nigerian Pilot showed that fuel supply to Abuja by marketers had dropped by 5 million litres. This shortfall is believed to caused the return of queues at the stations in the nation’s capital.
Most filling stations yesterday closed their doors against customers, prompting panic buying and queues in the metropolis.
Although stranded motorists said that the cause of the new fuel scarcity is not known, there were speculations that marketers were at it again.
Unofficial sources said that the marketers were demanding subsidy funding from President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC Group General Manager Group Public Affairs, Ohi Alegbe, said that there was no cause for alarm and advised motorists to avoid panic buying.

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