Kogi State Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Road Transport Workers, Alhaji Mohammed Jibril Salola has appealed for a drastic solutions to the ongoing scarcity of fuel in the country.
Alhaji Salola in an interview with our reporter in Lokoja said the price effect of scarcity has manifested in the skyrocketed price of transportation as premium sprits now sells between N180 to N190 per litre in filling stations and N300 per litre in black market.
He described petrol as a convent aspect of our lives saying those using it to power their engine for productive purposes could no longer access it. He noted that the development has resulted in the inflation and appealed for a drastic solution. Speaking on incessant kidnapping of people in the state by motorist pretending to commercial drivers, Alhaji Salola warned the people of the state to be security conscious and always approach the motor park when embarking on a journey. He also commended the present administration on road rehabilitation describing it as a right step in right direction.