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Queues reappear after Tinubu’s comment on fuel subsidy

Queues at fuel station in Lagos. Photo : Taoreed Abdullahi/Radio Nigeria.

Queues have resurfaced at many fuel stations across Lagos state.

When Radio Nigeria went round some locations, there were long queues at filling stations in Ikeja, Maryland, Mushin and Oshodi.

The situation is the same at Alimosho, Isolo, Ejigbo, and Isheri -LASU road.

Some filling stations were not dispensing at all.

The few stations dispensing fuel were selling at between N250 and N300 per litre of fuel.

Queues at the station. Photo : Taoreed Abdullahi/Radio Nigeria.

There were also long queues at fuel stations in Asaba, Delta State.

Some motorists attributed the development to panic buying following President Ahmed Tinubu inaugural speech about fuel subsidy.

Others accused some marketers of deliberately hoarding petrol to sell it at exorbitant prices.

The motorists urged the new government to address the issue of regulating the pump price.

Meanwhile, reactions have trailed the queues in filling stations, as some Nigerians took to their social media to narrate their experience from their locations.

Reporting by Taoreed Abdullahi; Editing by Chinasa Ossai and Annabel Nwachukwu