NNPC assures on steady fuel supply

Posted by News Express | 2 July 2015 | 2,465 times

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Tuesday said it had stepped up efforts to maintain stability in the supply and distribution of petroleum products nationwide.

This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Ohi Alegbe, Group General Manager of the corporation, and issued in Lagos.

NNPC said it had enough stock of petrol to service the country for 25 days at a national consumption rate of 40 million litres per day.

It also said that it had stepped up product distribution to petroleum marketers and NNPC retail outlets across the country.

The corporation called on the public to refrain from panic buying, resulting in fuel queues.

The statement said the corporation had sufficient stock of petrol at its coastal depots in Port Harcourt, Warri and Calabar, besides the stock at the national strategic reserves. (NAN)

•Photo shows fuel queue.

Source: News Express

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