Abuja — The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Friday, warned of the existence of low grade and contaminated Automotive Gasoline Oil (AGO) otherwise called, diesel offered at discounted prices in some parts of the country.
In a statement in Abuja, Managing Director of NNPC Retail Limited, Sir Billy Okoye, stated that the warning became necessary because the low grade, contaminated diesel was harmful to machines and the environment.
He explaining that the NNPC Retail Limited as a market leader considered it incumbent upon itself to alert the public on the subject.
He assured consumers that NNPC Retail Limited deals only in premium, high-quality products in the interest of Nigerian motorists and users, urging consumers to patronize the company’s stations where the quality of their products is assured.
He explained that as a deregulated product, diesel is also imported by other major and independent marketers in the country.