Fuel Scarcity: MTN Threatens ‘Serious Downgrade’ Of Service Across Nigeria [TWEET]
The lingering scarcity in supply of petrol in the nation has handicapped quite a handful of residents and businesses in Nigeria.
Multinational mobile telecommunications company, MTN, is not left out as the management took to their official Twitter page on Saturday, May 23, 2015 to lament the threat posed by the scarcity in diesel.
A part of the statement said, “MTN’s available reserves of diesel are running low and must source for a significant quantity in the near future to prevent shutdown of service across Nigeria.
“If diesel supplies are not received in the next 24 hours, the network will be seriously degraded and customers will feel the impact.”
Diesel scarcity jeopardizes MTN operations pic.twitter.com/CfglElvngm
— MTN Nigeria (@MTNNG) May 23, 2015
Several persons have been injured during hassle to get some petroleum from fuel stations that manage to sell the product.
Notwithstanding the hike in the price of the substance, people painstakingly stand in queues all day awaiting to purchase the substance of which some unlucky ones end up going home empty handed.
As at Saturday, May 23, 2015 The Trent observed that virtually all fuel stations in Lagos State especially in the Isolo axis were closed down while the few available stations sold the substance for as high as N400.