How bad road led to outrageous petrol price hike in Mambilla Plateau

user_icon How bad road led to outrageous petrol price hike in Mambilla Plateau Posted by: NOTICE.COM.NG Staff
calendar-icon How bad road led to outrageous petrol price hike in Mambilla Plateau Posted on: 2022-08-04 11:10:02
How bad road led to outrageous petrol price hike in Mambilla Plateau FB IMG 165927074884358592



The bad state of the road leading to Gembu, the administrative headquarters of Sardauna local government council in

Mambilla Plateau, Taraba State, has been identified as the major reason for the outrageous hike in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) in the area.

Unlike other parts of the state, where a litre of the product is sold at the rate of N185 and N200 in filing stations, the product is being sold between N230 and N250 per litre in Mambilla.

DO YOU KNOW >>> IGP orders arrest, prosecution of skit, movie makers over use of police uniform

Some petroleum marketers who spoke with Press on the condition of anonymity attached the hike to the bad road leading to the area which has an average elevation of 1,600 metres above sea level, making it the highest Plateau in Nigeria.

They also revealed that the product may sell for above N230 soon, citing the difficulty faced by tanker drivers to navigate the bad roads.

Reeling out the list of tankers that fell down and the numbers of tankers drivers that have died on the road, they said, they will gladly adjust their pump price to the official price, if the the government puts the road in proper shape.

READ ALSO >>> Council boss demands deployment of voters’ capturing machines to Mambilla Plateau

Apart from the marketers, tanker drivers, and motorists who also spoke with our correspondent, lamented that despite plans to embark on the construction of the Mambilla Hydro

Power Dam in the area, the government has not yet deemed it fit to fix the road leading to the area.

Speaking on the untold hardships the bad state of the road has continued to ignite on his subjects, the Chief of Mambilla, Dr.Shehu Audu Baju ll, said travelling from the council to the nearby country of Cameroon Republic, is easier than traveling from the council to Nigeria.

READ ALSO >>> ‘Nigerian workers refuse to take the bait’ – NLC rejects planned petrol price increase

The first class Chief said “once we get a good road from the foot of the hill to this place, we are satisfied”, stating that “our link to

Cameroon is very easy because once you get to Dorofi, there are very good roads to Cameroon.”

Press reports that the bad roads, which have also discouraged tourism, had been awarded to several contractors for reconstruction.

READ ALSO >>> Kwara CAN demands return of Christian schools - Hijab crisis


LISTEN TO >>> Music Mp3: Stefen - Yonda

WATCH >>> Download Nollywood Movie:- Selina Tested Episode 28 – ( ENDGAME Part B) - Trailer

WATCH >>> Peter Obi Net Worth 2022, Biography, Cars And Houses

WATCH >>> Obi Cubana and E money Net Worth 2022s & Cars - Who is richer?

READ ALSO >>> Atiku Abubakar Net Worth 2022, Biography & Cars In 2022


For All Nigeria Past Questions Visit www.QUESTION.NG

Kindly share this post on different Social Media below


Tags:


COMMENTS

NOTE: User comments in this section are, as the name implies, provided by users of this website. The question.ng team is not responsible for, nor do they endorse, any of the information provided here.


NO POSTED COMMENT