NNPC Says there’s Enough Stock of Petrol … Urges Public to Refrain from Panic-buying
The Management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Tuesday stated that it has stepped up efforts to maintain stability in the supply and distribution of petroleum products nationwide.
The Corporation disclosed in a statement Tuesday by her Group General Manager Group Public Affairs Division, Ohi Alegbe, that it has enough stock ofpetrol to service the country for 25 days at a national consumption rate of 40million litres per day even as it has stepped up product distribution to petroleum marketers and NNPC Retail outlets across the country.
This is against the backdrop of fuel queues which has resurfaced in the Federal Capital Territoy and some parts of the country.
While calling on members of the public to refrain from panic buying, the NNPC said it has sufficient stock of petrol at its coastal depots in Port Harcourt, Warri, and Calabar besides the stock it holds in the national strategic reserves.