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As Schools Resume, Hard Time For Students As Fuel Scarcity Hits Ibadan (Video)

By Gideon Ayeni



Petrol Price by NBS

A severe fuel scarcity has gripped Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, leaving many residents stranded and desperate. A visit to various filling stations by in the city revealed that most had locked up their premises, while a few others had increased the price of a liter to as high as ₦1,000.

In the Egbeda local government area where our correspondent visited, the NNPC station around Kukumada was the only one selling fuel, and at a relatively reasonable price of ₦580 per liter. However, the station was overwhelmed with a large crowd, making it a challenging and chaotic experience for motorists seeking to fill up their tanks.

Watch as citizens struggle to buy fuel in the video below;

The fuel scarcity has caused significant disruptions to daily life in Ibadan, with many residents struggling to find alternative means of transportation. The situation has also led to an increase in transportation costs, as motorists are forced to pay exorbitant prices for fuel or seek alternative, more expensive options.

The cause of the fuel scarcity is yet to be determined, but it is believed to be linked to the ongoing challenges in the petroleum industry. As the situation continues to unfold, residents of Ibadan are left hoping for a swift resolution to the crisis. reports that as schools reopen tomorrow, Monday for the commencement of second term academic activities in Ibadan, the hope of primary and secondary school students are left unknown as prices of transportation has drastically increased with the fuel scarcity.
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