NNPC RECIEVED AN ORDER TO PUT AWAY FUEL SCARCITY



 Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) have been ordered by the Senate to put an end to petroleum products’ scarcity in the country within two weeks, this also goes to all the agencies under the Ministry of Petroleum Resources

 The Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), Senator Lilian Ekwunife, gave the order at a meeting with officials of the Ministry of Petroleum Resources and its parastatals in Abuja.
 Senator Ekwunife insisted that Nigerians are not interested in efforts being made by the NNPC, Pipeline Products Marketing Company (PPMC) and other agencies to ease the biting fuel scarcity in parts of the country.
The upper chamber also said notable sharp practices including discrepancies in prices of petroleum products, especially Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) and hoarding of products should be stopped forthwith.

The Senate had on Tuesday asked its committee on Petroleum (Downstream) to investigate the circumstances surrounding the perennial fuel scarcity in the country.



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