Federal Government identifies, deals with causes of panic buying of petrol Lagos, Abuja.
Written by News Room on February 9, 2022
The Federal Government says it has identified and dealt with what may have caused panic buying of petrol in some parts of Lagos and Abuja.
The CEO of the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Agency, Mr. Farouk Ahmed, said methanol quantity above Nigeria’s specification was discovered in a supply chain, which has since been isolated.
While saying that the quality control agencies of the government have taken necessary action, he said that The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and oil marketers have been directed to ensure steady supply of petroleum products.
Report says that fuel queues had emerged in Lagos and Abuja, on Tuesday morning, while on Wednesday morning fuel queues could be seen in some areas in Kaduna.