Insufficient supply of premium motor spirit (PMS) otherwise called petrol has continued to compel many fuel stations in different parts of the country to ration the product causing the queue of vehicles at retail stations to soar, Daily Trust reports.
A record of daily PMS truck out to Abuja and environs since January 1, 2017 showed that PMS supply to retail outlets have been fluctuating since the beginning of the year. The data obtained in Abuja showed that in the last one week, daily PMS truck out has averaged 101 trucks but up to 140 trucks were supplied in late January.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) had in December said normal truck supply to Abuja was 70 daily claiming that additional trucks of petrol had since been deployed to Abuja. This is also as the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) Abuja Zone commenced the daily monitoring of all retail stations in the city to ensure products received are sold to the public.