Nigerians have taken to social media, to react on the new increase in the pump price of petrol in the country.
Earlier today, that the Petroleum Products Marketing Company, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, increased the ex-depot price of petrol from N147.67 per litre to N155.17.
After the announcement, the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria said the implication was that the pump price of petrol would range from N168 to N170 per liter.
Nigerians have taken to social media to react on the new development.
See some reactions from Twitter below..
Petrol price is catching up with the number of Nigeria’s ethnic groups.
— Senator Shehu Sani (@ShehuSani) November 13, 2020
Nigerian youths are nothing but clowns 🤡 and that’s why the government treat y’ll as such. Petrol price was increased from 145 naira, now 175 naira per liter. And y’ll are dragging whose album is better between wizkid and Davido. Misplaced priorities
— Duke of Africa (@Allezamani) November 13, 2020
NNPC increases petrol price to N170 per litre.
Before 2023 petrol price per litre could reach N500!
— Abdul-Aziz Na'ibi Abubakar (@jrnaib2) November 13, 2020
Petrol to be sold at N170 per liter? Wahala for who wan travel go Calabar for Xmas carnival….
I go just tell madam say we no dey go anywhere mbok. School fees dey to pay immediately after holidays.
Bak owo edi kama ison nte Nigeria.
— Captain Barbossa🇳🇬 (@efa101) November 13, 2020
Basic food items are getting expensive.
Kogi state wants to charge levy on each loaf of bread.
Bandits in some northern states now collect harvest fee, as in you go plant things on your land, come pay bandit to harvest am.
IPMAN told Petrol stations to sell at 170.
— Pastor Ola ✨ (@Biisi96) November 13, 2020