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Scarcity: Osun NUJ Accuses Marketers Of Hoarding Petrol, Demands Govt Sanctions



The Nigeria Union of Journalists, Osun State Council has called on governments to address worsening fuel scarcity in the state.

In a release by the Chairman and Secretary of the council,Comrade Wasiu Ajadosu and Adeyemi Aboderin noted that the situation has crippled business activities in the state as many vehicles and motorcycles have disappeared from the roads while many workers are facing serious challenge transiting to their places of work.

The release, which also called on Osun State Task Force on Petroleum product to move around all filling to checkmate allegation that some filling station are hoarding the product, urging government to speedily intervened as long queues have permeated few stations despensing the product.

The union additionally berated high cost of Petrol by those dispensing which now stands at between #900 and #1000 as against the official price.

The release further advice government in the state to launch an investigation into the cause of Petroleum scarcity and possibly bring culprits to book.