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We have fuel, disregard scarcity rumor, NNPC tells Nigerians

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Friday asked Nigerians to disregard rumour making rounds that the country has no fuel.


The cooperation in a statement, in Abuja, on Friday by its Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Ndu Ughamadu appealed to Nigerians to disregard the rumour.

He explained that the tale was fabricated by mischief makers with intent to create undue panic in the prevailing sanity in the fuel supply and distribution matrix across the country.

He said that the NNPC has over one billion litres of petrol in stock while Imports of 48 vessels of 50million litres each have been committed for the month of April 2019 alone.

He noted that there was no need for panic buying or hoarding of petroleum products in anticipation of a phantom scarcity.

Ughamadu reiterated that the pump price of petrol remained N145 per litre.

A check by the newsmen in Abuja revealed that few queues were building up in some filling stations at the Central Business district but most station around the city still run normal services to motorists.

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