NNPC Promises Abundance Of Petroleum Products For Yuletide

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BEVERLY HILLS, November 07, (THEWILL) – The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has revealed that it has made adequate preparations for the yuletide saying petroleum products will be in abundance across the nation.

This is according to the Managing Director of NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari, during separate visits to tank farms at the Ijegun-Egba corridor, as well as the Lagos State Government House in Ikeja, Lagos, on Wednesday.

Kyari said as an enabler organisation to the Nigerian economy which also guarantees national energy security, the NNPC would continue to partner with stakeholders to sustain the current seamless supply and distribution of products nationwide, going into the Yuletide period.

“As a responsible corporate citizen, NNPC and its partners in the Downstream have made adequate preparations, and our plan is robust and we foresee a very hitch-free Christmas full of products, well into the New Year,” Kyari assured.

Reacting to the GMD’s visit, Governor Babajide Sanwolu, expressed his support to NNPC and its stakeholders’ initiative to tackle the infrastructure challenges, not only at the Ijegun-Egba, but the entire state, adding that his administration would leave no stone unturned in tackling the challenges.

Other stakeholders on the GMD’s entourage were the National President of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Comrade Williams Akporeha and the Chairman, Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) Unit of NUPENG, Comrade Salimon Oladiti.

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