According to the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria(IPMAN) Chairman in Lagos State, It was reportedly stated that the long queues at petrol stations in Lagos and Ogun states will soon come to an end since the rate at which NNPC supplied petrol to filling stations in Lagos has increased rapidly.He added that the members of staff of NNPC had promised to ensure that fuel is supplied on regular basis in other states and appropriate facilities that can slow down their plans is repaired as soon as possible.
“Before the fuel crisis, the NNPC was supplying our members only six trucks daily, but since about five days now, the corporation has increased the supply to 80 trucks per day and promised to increase the supply.
“Our members and the NNPC staff are now working 24 hours daily to ensure that fuel circulates all over Lagos and Ogun State regularly.”
“The NNPC has repaired all the existing facilities at Ejigbo satellite depot to enhance fuel supply to the public. The situation now is that the fuel scarcity in Lagos and Ogun state will end within the next few days. Members of the public are advised to stop panic buying of fuel and storing petroleum products in their homes which could cause fire disaster.”
“The NNPC has promised to repair all its facilities in Ilorin,Ibadan and Ore depots to ensure regular fuel supply nationwide,”