N41 BILLION PAID TO 27 PETROL IMPORTERS

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Spokesperson for the Minister of Finance has said the ministry has paid twenty seven petrol importers whose claims have been verified by the ministry. The said amount was paid as subsidy claims over the products the marketers imported into the country.

It should be remembered the marketers claimed the refusal to pay subsidy claims for quarters three and four in 2013 is one of the key reasons for the prevalent fuel scarcity in the country. Now that the money is in, can we make the queues disappear now?  Why are we fooling ourselves?

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