Commuters, motorists groan over long queues in Abuja filling stations

10/29/2020

Posted by: Oluwaseun Solomon

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Motorists in Abuja and some other parts of Nigeria are beginning to groan over current fuel scarcity caused by the recent protests and riots. Read more!

After few days of unprecedented chaos and riots that sprung up across Nigeria following the recent #EndSARS protests, people are now reportedly desperate to buy and hoard fuel. New press reports claim that motorists in Abuja are currently experiencing fuel scarcity and are being forced to stay in long queues just to get fuel from the few filling stations selling to customers.

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Commuters and motorists are reportedly groaning over looming fuel scarcity in the FCT (Abuja)

Reports reaching us explains that many filling stations in Abuja are still shut as oil marketers are being careful to no get attacked by hoodlums who have allegedly hijacked the initially peaceful #EndSARS protest. In the past few days, there have been several reports of some miscreants causing havoc across the nation by looting private businesses under the guise of protests.

This recent turnout of events has reportedly caused panic among oil marketers and motorists in Abuja. Some commuters and motorists are allegedly rushing to buy and hoard fuel out of fear while some oil marketers have refused to re-open their filling stations to avoid being attacked.

As of the time of writing these report, seven different filling stations located along Kubwa expressway are reportedly closed while NNPC stations and few others are the only ones selling fuel to customers. Everywhere is so “tensed up” that armed policemen had to be positioned in the NNPC station as well as the other opened filling stations just to reduce the panic.

>>> See also: [Photos] FRSC, VIO cars and BRT buses destroyed during recent Lagos riot

To show just how bad the looting incidents in Abuja was recently escalating below is a viral video of a Nigerian soldier advising youths in Kubwa not to loot NYSC camp and storehouses;

  Trending video of a Nigerian soldier advising youths in Kubwa, Abuja looting foods meant for NYSC

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Oluwaseun Solomon is a prolific and diligent automobile writer at Naijauto.com. He's also an experienced digital marketer and a creative multimedia developer that specializes in video editing. He currently contributes informative and easy to read articles on topics covering transportation, traffic updates, auto industry updates, and different car reviews.
When Solomon is not writing, you will either find him composing music, editing videos or simply enjoying YouTube "TEDx Talk" videos with a chilled drink :)

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