WITH blackout persisting in many homes amid fuel scarcity in the energy sector, hard times seemingly await the masses as the price of households kerosine has risen by 41.4 per cent.
The product, which was sold for less than N400 per litre two weeks ago, has skyrocketed to an average of N600 per litre at pump price.
This is even as diesel and aviation fuel now sells around N800 per litre.
The development is coming following assurances by the Federal Government that the power supply situation in the country would improve.
Vanguard reports that as at 4pm on Sunday, only 13 power plants were generating to the grid while power generation in the country presently remains at 2,312MW over the weekend.
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