NNPC supplies 10.23m litres of petrol to Lagos, environs

In fulfillment of its agreement to oil marketers to stem the ongoing fuel scarcity, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has increased its daily supply of petrol to Lagos from 295 trucks (9.7 million litres) as at Monday to 310 trucks yesterday, which is 10.2 million litres, The Nation reports.

The Executive Secretary of Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Obafemi Olawore said marketers received the 310 trucks yesterday, adding that if the same quantity is received today, the long queues at filing stations will ease out by end of the week.

Olawore also stated that there are vessels laden with products that were imported by NNPC but the problem  is that the Corporation lacks storage and distribution facilities to distribute the products, which has accounted for the current situation on ground.

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