No fuel scarcity in December, Baru reassures Nigerians
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National petrochemicals, Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru has reassured Nigerians that the fuel scarcity which paralyzed activities in December 2017, will not reoccur this year as all hands are on deck to ensure adequate fuel supply throughout the festive period.
Baru made the commitment yesterday during the ongoing Lagos International trade fair [LITF] organized by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry [LCCI].
The GMD further said the corporation has “More than enough fuel supply to forestall a scarcity.”
The GMD who was represented by the Chief Operating Officer (COO) Downstream, Engr Henry Obi, said, the corporation will continue to supply petroleum and gas products in the country adding that a tremendous progress in terms of tank expansion, retail outlets, fixing of vandalized pipelines, among others, have been made in recent times
Earlier in his address, the President of the LCCI, Mr Babatunde Ruwase called on the government to wield the needed political will to ensure the passage of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) without any further delay. recurrence of the 2017 fuel