Nigerians in Asaba have resigned themselves to fate as they are deprived the benefit of buying fuel in jerry cans by three prominent fuel service stations, Rainoil, Fynefield and North West statiins. As a result certain business operatorsc fuel their electricity generating sets.
Fuel attendants said the decision not to sell PMS into cans was orders from top management of the organizations.
As a result many small business operators are stranded by reason of the decision that has discriminated against them in favour of car owners and other vehicle uses.
Banner online news.com reports that fuel attendants at some of the Rainoil fuel stations, especially the one located by the junction of Summit Road and the expressway by the motor park, the female attendants are requesting for N200 for anyone buying fuel from N1,000 and above.
This is added corrupt tendencies into the stress Nigerians are passing through.
Helpless observers see the decision to deny other fuel uses the product in containers as bad, wicked and improper.
For them, the decision has added to the already tense situation that Nigerians are passing through since the bad fuel importation was uncovered, thereby leading to the crippling of business operations.
A customer, lamenting the decision of Rainoil and Fynefield management criticised the decision as wicked, and discriminatory.
The customer, Obi James, said ” How do I bring my generator to the fuel station? How many small business operator have vehicles? This is wickedness, adding to the pain we are going through in this country,” he said, adding that Rainoil and Fynefield have about 80 percent of fuel stations in Asaba.