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Most Fuel Station Yet To Comply With FG,s Directive On New Pump Price In Jos...

Most Fuel station yet to comply with FG,s   directive on  new pump price in Jos

March 19,2020.

By Golok Nanmwa,Jos

Following the  Federal Government (FG) approval for the  the reduction of the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly referred to as petrol, from N145 per litre to N125 per litre with immediate effect only few  petrol stations in Jos the Plateau state capital have started selling their product at the newly approved price .

Also Motorists in Jos metropolis complained that despite the cut in the pump price of petrol, filling stations still sell  to them at the old price .

Our correspondent who visited the NNPC fuel station along the Yakubu Gowon way at 9.20 am on Thursday    gathered  that they have complied to the new price .

A motorist Pam Iliya  ,who spoke to our correspondent said he bought the product for N125 .

He said "i must commend the Federal Government for the reduction ."

Our correspondent who also visited several other   petroleum station in Jos  South local government area of the state at about 9 .45 am  observed that they have  not  complied to the new price .

A fuel attendant who does not want his name in print told our correspondent that they are yet to get a directive to comply to the new price .

A motorist in a fuel station in Dadi Kowa area of Jos South local government Mrs Martha Alang  told our correspondent  that she  bought the product for the old price as most fuel stations in Jos  are yet to  comply .

At a fuel station in Dadi kowa a pump  attendant who did not want her name in print  told our correspondent that she is   yet to get a directive to start selling the product  at the new rate .

 Our correspondent  also observed that transport fares have not reduced as a ride   from old airport junction to Terminus market still remains N70  to 80  Naira  .

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