20 Deeember 2017, Sweetcrude, Lagos – The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has reiterated its call on petroleum products marketers to avoid hoarding of products.
It made the call as a monitoring team comprising of security agents and officials of the corporation discovered 144 trucks of hoarded petrol in Kano State.
“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,” NNPC Group General Manager, Public Affairs Division, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, said in a statement in Abuja.
Ughamadu stated that sequel to the discovery of the petrol hoarded in 144 trucks, resurfaced trucks were 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,” he said.