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NNPC discovers 144 trucks of hoarded petrol

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Oscarline Onwuemenyi

16 December 2017, Sweetcrude, Abuja – A monitoring team comprising of security agents and officials of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) have discovered 144 trucks of petrol not streamed by some marketers in Kano State.

The NNPC Group General Manager, Public Affairs Division, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Friday.

Ughamadu said “Sequel to the discovery, resurfaced trucks have been sent to discharge their products at designated locations.

“Of the 144 trucks discovered, 26 were for Katsina, while 118 trucks were to discharge their products in Kano and its environs.

“NNPC warns marketers across the country to desist from acts that may heighten supply gaps noticeable in some remaining parts of the country.

“Security agencies have been detailed to go on the trail of any marketer who may be hoarding products.”

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