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Lingering Fuel Scarcity: APC Blames Fayose

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The Ekiti state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has accused the state governor, Ayodele Fayose of alleged diversion of petroleum products meant for the state.

The party alleged that the diversion was a contributing factor to the lingering fuel scarcity being experienced in the state.

In a statement issued by its Publicity Secretary, Taiwo Olatunbosun, the party said it was in possession of “incontrovertible evidence” that the governor is allegedly contributing to the scarcity of fuel in the state.

According to the party, available information confirmed that daily allocations of fuel to the state were allegedly being diverted to other states with the alleged connivance of some NUPENG officials and the governor.

“Records have revealed that 10 trailers of fuel for Ekiti State on Fayose’s request were diverted mostly to stations outside the state.

“The Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Mrs Dupe Alade, had earlier written for same allocation but her letter to NNPC was stepped down when Fayose used his office to request for the allocation of fuel to 10 filling stations, many of which do not exist in Ekiti State

“The governor’s letter was addressed to the Area Manager at Mosimi and minuted to Ore and was processed by the Ore office of NNPC.”