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Petrol: Long queues return to Onitsha as dealers refuse to sell to customers



Long queues by motorists yesterday returned in Onitsha, the commercial city of Anambra State, even as families go for last minute shopping, business and personal transactions in preparation for Christmas and New Year travels.

From Awka Road Onitsha to Old Market Road, leading to the popular Onitsha Main Market, all the petrol and gas filling stations were under lock and key and those that threw their gates open were not selling to motorists, tricyclists and motorcyclists, popularly known as Okada that queued in front of their stations.

From Awka Road to Old Market Road, before General Post Office Onitsha, Total Plc has three Filling stations, one at Awka Road by St Mary’s Catholic Church Onitsha, the second at Upper New Market Road by Kano Plaza and the third located at Old Market Road beside the General Post office.None of them was selling fuel to the public.
Vanguard, December 22, 2017

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