“We Are Happy”: NNPC Sends Good News Message to Nigerians on Petrol Supply

“We Are Happy”: NNPC Sends Good News Message to Nigerians on Petrol Supply

  • The NNPC Limited has a message to Nigerians ahead of festive season travels across the country
  • The oil company assured that there will be no supply disruption and urged Nigerians not to panic
  • President Bola Tinubu also asked Nigerians not to worry, noting that there will be no increase in price of fuel

Legit.ng journalist Dave Ibemere has over 10-year-experience covering business and the economy.

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited says it has enough supply of petrol, also known as premium motor spirit (PMS), to last beyond the festive period.

Mele Kyari, the Group Chief Executive Officer NNPC Ltd, gave the assurance when he paid a courtesy visit to the senate president, Godswill Akpabio, at the National Assembly in Abuja, on Wednesday, November 22, 2023

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NNPC limited asks Nigerians not to panic Photo credit: NNPC
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According to Kyari, there is enough petrol in stock, and Nigerians do not need to panic.

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Speaking further, the NNPC boss said that the company has already made plans to supply petroleum products across the country.

He said:

“We have made a robust plan for the forthcoming end-of-the-year festivities and beyond. We do not see any shortages in the petroleum products supply for the period."

Kyari added that it was important to assure Nigerians that there is an adequate supply of petrol to ensure maximum national security.

“By the creation of the National Assembly, NNPC Ltd. is saddled with the responsibility of guaranteeing Nigeria’s energy security which is critical to national security."

Senate President Godswill Akpabio to Kyari

In his remark, Godswill Akpabio, the senate president, assured the GCEO of the 10th senate’s support.

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He said the Nigerian parliament appreciates the Kyari-led management for its commitment to ensuring robust petroleum products supply during the yuletide period, BusinessDay reports.

Akpabio also lauded the rehabilitation of the nation’s three refineries. He explained that their restreaming will cause a multiplier effect on Nigeria’s economy, in line with Tinubu administration’s Renewed Hope Agenda.

He stated:

“Nigerians always want to hear good news. We are happy that you have made robust plans to provide sufficient product supply this coming festive period and beyond."

Expect cheap petrol as NNPCL, US partner, produce fuel from corn, wood, other sources

Legit.ng earlier reported that the US Grains Council announced plans to partner with NNPC Limited on ethanol production.

NNPC announced this on its X page on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, when the US Grains Council visited the national oil firm.

Source: Legit.ng

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Dave Ibemere (Senior Business Editor) Dave Ibemere is a senior business editor at Legit.ng. He is a financial journalist with over a decade of experience in print and online media. He also holds a Master's degree from the University of Lagos. He is a member of the African Academy for Open-Source Investigation (AAOSI), the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations and other media think tank groups. He previously worked with The Guardian, BusinessDay, and headed the business desk at Ripples Nigeria. Email: dave.ibemere@corp.legit.ng.

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