NNPC distributes 1billion litres of fuel nationwide.
Written by News Room on February 17, 2022
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited (NNPC) says it is distributing one billion litres of safe Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), known as petrol, in its stock to various fuel stations nationwide.
The NNPC also noted that 2.3 billion litres of PMS would arrive Nigeria between now and February ending to address the current situation and restore sufficiency.
The Group Executive Director, Downstream NNPC, Mr Adetunji Adeyemi who disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja while briefing newsmen, said this would address the situation and restore sufficiency level above the national target of 30 days.
He said that the NNPC understood the current fuel supply disruptions in many parts of the country caused by the discovery and subsequent quarantine of methanol blended cargoes of PMS
According to him, in order to accelerate PMS distribution across the country, NNPC has commenced operations at its Depots and Retail Outlets.
Similarly, he noted that Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria, Depot Owners and Petroleum Products Marketers Association of Nigeria and Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria have commenced 24 hours loading and dispensing activities in some of their designated outlets