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NNPC, DPR, others initiate joint measures to curb fuel scarcity

nnpc03 March 2014, Abuja – The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Sunday said that it will begin new measures to halt what it described as artificially induced fuel scarcity which is becoming extreme in various parts of the country, particularly in Lagos and Abuja.

It noted in a statement that was signed by its acting Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Dr. Omar Ibrahim in Abuja that in conjunction with the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) and Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), it will commence detailed monitoring of fuel stations in Lagos and its environs.

NNPC explained that the monitoring exercise will also extend to any other state of the federation to checkmate the incidence of hoarding and panic buying of fuel amongst marketers and consumers.


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