kerosene, has hit Enugu, the Coal
city as a litre now sells at between
N140 to N160 at the few filing
stations that have it.
Also, IPMAN has assured
that the scarcity would soon be
arrested even as it lamented the
scarcity noting that all hands were
on desk to address the problem.
The scarcity is such that even
the mega filing station at Naira
Triangle, Upper Chime, New
Heaven, Enugu, that usually have
the product does not have it.
Our correspondent who visited
petrol filling stations in the
metropolis could not find where
they are selling the product except
one filling station at Zik Avenue,
Uwani, Enugu.
“I have search for kerosene for
two days. Yesterday, we had to
cook with firewood when we
could find kerosene to buy. I
thank God that I have found it at
this filing station in Zik Avenue,”
a woman told our correspondent
saying she is not bordered about
the high price.
Commenting on the reason for
the scarcity, Enugu State chairman
of IPMAN, Chief Ikechukwu
Nwankwo said that the product is
nowhere to be found.
He however said that there
was hope because very soon the
scarcity would come to an end
because the refineries in Nigeria
will soon start working at full
Chief Nwankwo opined
that when this done, “price of
kerosene might come down to

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