By Yetunde Oladejo, Osogbo
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) on Monday said nothing could have brought about scarcity of fuel with the abundance of petroleum products in the country.
The Head of DPR in Osun State, Mr Kunle Adeyemo, who disclosed this in Osogbo stated that there were enough deposit of petroleum products in the country that could go round and sufficiently meet domestic demands.
His words: “There is nothing like scarcity, NNPC has come out to debunk it. People are just unnecessarily panic, there is a lot of deposit of fuel in the country, even more than enough to serve the whole nation. There can never be any scarcity of fuel.”
“You know our people, nothing concrete could have warranted that panic buying initially.
“I can assure you that by the end of today, every filling station will starts selling products; there is huge deposit of product in the country..
Meanwhile, all stations of Bovas in Osogbo had stopped selling petroleum products but some of the filling stations along Gbongan-Ibadan road, Olaiya areas of the state capital visited by Western Post were selling fuel to motorists.
Also, all mega stations and outlets of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) were opened to sell products.