Petrol sells at N220p/l in Katsina – Survey

A recent survey shows that petroleum products are being sold in Katsina State at most independent marketers filling stations at an increase price of N220 per litre for petrol.
At the NNPC Mega station on IBB Way, Himma, Oando, Mutunchi, AA Rano and Matrix filling stations petro was sold for the official pump price of N145 per litre within Katsina metropolis.
Long queues were recorded in these few filling stations where motorists spend several hours to get the commodity.
NAN also observed that with the exception of NNPC Mega station, most of the filling stations selling petrol within Katsina metropolis, only one or two pumps dispense the product despite the long queues.
The situation is even worst in places like Charanchi, Kankia, Ingawa, Kurfi, Dutsinma, Kankara and Malumfashi, among others, where most of filling stations remained closed while few others sold at more than N220.
Motorists in those places mostly buy petrol from the black market and the price per gallon of four litres varies from place to place ranging from N1,200 and above.

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