Security agents and Nigerian National Petroleum
Corporation (NNPC) monitoring team have
discovered 144 trucks of petrol not streamed by
some marketers in Kano.
The NNPC Group General Manager, Public Affairs
Division, Ndu Ughamadu, made this known in a
statement in Abuja on Friday.
Ughamadu stated that the team was set up to rapidly
end petroleum products supply gaps in parts of the
He noted that the hoarded products were meant to
feed Kano and its environs.
He added that “sequel to the discovery, resurfaced
trucks have been sent to discharge their products at
”Of the 144 trucks discovered, 26 were for Katsina,
while 118 trucks were to discharge their products in
Kano and its environs.
‘”NNPC warns marketers across the country to desist
from acts that may heighten supply gaps noticeable
in some remaining parts of the country.
“Security agencies have been detailed to go on the
trail of any marketer who may be hoarding
The spokesman added that the corporation’s
monitoring team had also affirmed, after combing
Abuja, that fuel queues had disappeared in the federal capital.