The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Friday disclosed that its monitoring team, alongside security agencies has discovered 144 truckloads of diverted Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, in Kano.
The NNPC, in a statement in Abuja, said the products were meant to feed Kano and its environs but were diverted by some persons.
It added that that the resurfaced trucks had been sent to discharge their products at the designated locations.
According to the NNPC, “of the 144 trucks discovered, 26 were scheduled for Katsina, while 118 trucks were made to discharge their products in Kano and its environs.”
“To this end, the NNPC warns marketers across the country to desist from acts that may worsen the ongoing scarcity of the product.”
The corporation added that stating that security agencies have been detailed to go on the trail of any marketer who may be hoarding products.
It also noted that its monitoring team after combing Abuja had affirmed that fuel queues had disappeared in the Federal Capital City.