Fish out marketers responsible for long queues – Reps tells security agencies

The House of Representatives has asked security agencies to go after economic saboteurs responsible for the current fuel scarcity.

The lawmakers tasked relevant security agencies to fish out oil marketers that are responsible for hoarding the products.

The House reached these resolutions following a motion of urgent public importance moved by Leke Abejide on Wednesday.

Moving the motion, Abejide said despite the approval of the budget for PMS subsidy, the country is still battling fuel scarcity.

He lamented the disparity in the price of PMS across the country, noting that there is an “allegation of drop in petrol supply to marketers by private depots which is creating a dangerous mindset in the country.”

Abejide said the “scarcity is associated with saboteurs among some of the key stakeholders who deliberately manipulated the system.

“Due to the scarcity, Nigerians are exposed to all sorts of hardships which has resulted in a hike in transportation fares and high cost of some major food items.”

The House, therefore, resolved and directed relevant House Committees to investigate the matter within 48 hours and report back.

It also resolved to invite relevant regulatory authorities to appear before the Leadership of the House on Thursday 26/01/2023 by 2pm.

Latest

Actor Dwayne Johnson’s Mother, Survives Ghastly Car Accident

Dwayne Johnson is grateful for his mother, Ata Johnson, after she survived a ghastly car accident.

Blessing Obasi and Husband Stan Nze Celebrate Mum on 70th Birthday

Blessing Obasi and her husband, Stan Nze are both celebrating her dear mother who turned 70 on Friday, February 3, 2023.

May Yul-Edochie Slams Just Austin’s Friend, Sarah Martins with #500 Million Lawsuit Over Doctored Photo and Defamatory Statements

May Yul-Edochie isn't taking any insult; perceived or otherwise on her person, lying low as is set to make an example of one Sarah Martins.

Toni Tones Promises Fire and Brimstone After $6000 Went Missing from Zenith Bank Account

Toni Tones has promised to raise hell for one of the financial institutions in Nigeria, if the money missing from her account is nit returned.

Newsletter

Don't miss

Actor Dwayne Johnson’s Mother, Survives Ghastly Car Accident

Dwayne Johnson is grateful for his mother, Ata Johnson, after she survived a ghastly car accident.

Blessing Obasi and Husband Stan Nze Celebrate Mum on 70th Birthday

Blessing Obasi and her husband, Stan Nze are both celebrating her dear mother who turned 70 on Friday, February 3, 2023.

May Yul-Edochie Slams Just Austin’s Friend, Sarah Martins with #500 Million Lawsuit Over Doctored Photo and Defamatory Statements

May Yul-Edochie isn't taking any insult; perceived or otherwise on her person, lying low as is set to make an example of one Sarah Martins.

Toni Tones Promises Fire and Brimstone After $6000 Went Missing from Zenith Bank Account

Toni Tones has promised to raise hell for one of the financial institutions in Nigeria, if the money missing from her account is nit returned.

“Celebrate You Till I Join You,” 2Baba Remembers Late Sound Sultan

It's no news that Innocent Idibia aka 2Baba was best friends with the late Olanrewaju Fasasi aka Sound Sultan during his lifetime, and it looks like he's missing him something fierce this weekend.

Actor Dwayne Johnson’s Mother, Survives Ghastly Car Accident

Dwayne Johnson is grateful for his mother, Ata Johnson, after she survived a ghastly car accident.

Blessing Obasi and Husband Stan Nze Celebrate Mum on 70th Birthday

Blessing Obasi and her husband, Stan Nze are both celebrating her dear mother who turned 70 on Friday, February 3, 2023.

May Yul-Edochie Slams Just Austin’s Friend, Sarah Martins with #500 Million Lawsuit Over Doctored Photo and Defamatory Statements

May Yul-Edochie isn't taking any insult; perceived or otherwise on her person, lying low as is set to make an example of one Sarah Martins.
%d bloggers like this: