NNPC normalises petrol supply in week of Petroleum Tanker Drivers strike | The Guardian Nigeria News


Group Managing Director of SEEPCO, Mr Tony-Chukwueke with Group Managing Director of NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari at signing of OML 143 Gas Development Deal

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) began its week with the task of normalising the supply of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) at different filling stations in the country especially the FCT following the strike embarked upon by Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) over remuneration.

The normalisation started with the corporation increasing the daily supply of petrol across the country from 550 trucks to 1,661 trucks to combat the buildup of fuel queues in some parts of the country.

It would be recalled that the intervention of Malam Mele Kyari, NNPC Group Managing Director, led to the suspension of the strike by the PTD for one week.

Speaking in a similar vein at the State House after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, Kyari assured that with the resumption of loading, normalcy would soon return to the fuel stations…

Source: Guardian Newspaper