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“I Bought Two 25 Litres of Fuel & It Only Took the Tank of the 4-Plug Honda to Almost Half”: CarCcontinent Cries Out How N40,500 Couldn’t Fill His Honda Tank

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The removal of fuel subsidies in Nigeria has brought a lot of challenges for many people in the country. Vehicle owners in the country are some of the people feeling the extra brunt of the increase in fuel prices.

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Overnight, the price of fuel increased by 3x, and many are still trying to readjust to the “new normal” in Nigeria. 

The latest tale on fuel subsidy removal is that of a Nigerian car dealer who lamented on his Instagram page that it cost him about N40,500 to purchase 25 litres of fuel for his 4-plug Honda, which barely was a half tank.

On his page, the man wrote: “Yesterday I bought two 25 litres of fuel and took the tank of the 4 plug Honda I was driving to almost half way, guess what? I spent #40,500. I was in shock till I got home.”

He then proceeded to ask his followers how much it’ll cos to fill a a V8 Turbo Mercedes-Benz AMG G63.

Here are some of the reactions to the question:

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@believing_king commented: “800 naira energy drink to fill my tank, I drive a legwagon.”

@adimkechijoke commented: “Some people that drive V6 and V8 cars may start selling. Even if we drive V12, may God continue to provide for us. Amen.”

@farda_abraham commented: “Just that vroooom wey that car do. 5k don go be that.”

@dr._abel_ commented: “I used a 4 cylinder engine 2010 Toyota spider as much as I drive I don’t let my fuel go below half tank. I refueled it to full tank yesterday at 19,000.”

@dmomlee commented: “45k for rx350 I sha don park am after staying in traffic for 3hrs plus for this area.”

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