Commuters were, yesterday, stranded in Lagos, Abuja, Oyo and some other states, as the ongoing fuel crisis bites harder in the country. The scarcity, which started in Abuja about three weeks ago, crept into Oyo and Lagos last weekend. Vanguard gathered yesterday that the latest scarcity was caused by a cut in the supply of petrol by 22 per cent to 65.24 million litres per day on June 20, 2022, from 79.53 litres per day in May. This, coupled with the inability of operators to move available product from depots to their retail outlets because of the high cost of diesel, now going for N820 per litre, culminated in the present shortage of fuel. Consequently, the shortage, first noticed on Saturday on the outskirts of Lagos, has spread to the metropolis, leaving long queues at filling stations. The emergence of black markets was also noticed at some locations, including […]