Panic buying as fuel queues resurface in Katsina metropolis
Fuel queues slowly building up in filling stations with Katsina metropolis as motorists engages in panic buying, Katsina Post learned.
This reporter, who went round the city’s metropolis reports that many fuel stations are full and to some extent rowdy with cars, motorcycles, tricycles and people with Jerry cans trying to buy the commodity.
Reports gathered by Katsina Post has it that many more fuel stations are closed since Wednesday.
At one of the Danmarna Petroleum stations visited, a commercial car driver on his way to Kano told this reporter that he is scary that the dark old days may return.
“I wonder why the fuel queues are resurfacing, the President told us that his government removed subsidy so that the fuel will be available. So I don’t understand what is happening now.
“I hope the dark old days are not coming back.”, he said.
In a chat with one fuel station manager in the state, he told Katsina Post that the resurfacing of fuel queues is not unconnected with the recent breach of security experienced in the southern part of the country especially Lagos and Port Harcourt.
But Katsina Post also learnt that the fuel commodity is available in fuel stations out side the metropolis but slightly more expensive.