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In Jigawa Christians may not travel because of fuel scarcity

Christians in jigawa may not travel home this Christmas to celebrate with loved ones as fuel scarcity becomes a major challengetougher across nations.

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Christians in jigawa may not travel home this Christmas to celebrate with loved ones as fuel scarcity becomes a major challenge across the nation.

According to vanguard Most commercial bus in Dutse central motor park are not working and the few bus that are working must have slept at the fuel station before they could acquire the fuel or bought it at a very high rate.

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A commercial driver Mallam Saadu Ibro,said the commodity sold at black market was very cost saying a litre cost #350 as a gallon of four liters was sold for N1,400 as against the normal price of N600.

He said the situation has made them increase the transport fare by 70 percent and as such number of people travelling has drastically reduced. “This has made them to carry overload in their vehicles, as a car that carried four passengers now carries six and a vehicle that can contained 10 persons now conveyed 14.”

Most non native including Mr. Obinna Okonkwo conducting his business in Jigawa State narrate his orderly on the situation, saying he has decided to suspend his Christmas trip to his hometown due to the fuel scarcity as he could not afford to buy it at the high price from the black market he said with regrets.

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