Fuel Scarcity: Korodo tells NNPC to increase petrol supply to depots

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File Photo: A fuel queue in Nigeria

Alhaji Tokunbo Korodo, immediate past Chairman, Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), has urged the NNPC to increase the supply of petrol to depots to cushion the effect of fuel scarcity Nigerians are going through presently.

Korodo, who made the call in Lagos, said that most of the depots in Lagos are dried up.

According to him, out of over 75 depots in Lagos, only four or five are being used by NNPC to distribute to filling stations nationwide.

“Most of these depots are located at Apapa and petroleum tankers spend close to two weeks on queue along Ijora Orile roads before accessing the tank farms.

“The two NNPC depots in Ejigbo, Lagos and Mosinmi in Ogun hardly have any supply. Most of the loading are going to NNPC Retail outlet.

“If it is true that the corporation has increased the supply from 30 million to 80…



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