The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has asked Nigerians not to panic amid the ongoing scarcity of fuel in Abuja.
Abuja residents are currently struggling to purchase fuel at different filling stations in the nation’s capital.
Reacting to the development, a statement issued on Wednesday night, Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Garba Deen Muhammad, said it has sufficient petrol stock to meet the needs of Nigerians.
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The statement read , “Please do not panic, NNPC Ltd wishes to assure the public that the Company has sufficient PMS stock to meet the needs of Nigerians.
“The public is therefore advised not to engage in panic buying of petrol and to ignore all rumors that may suggest otherwise.
“In line with the existing laws of the land, NNPC Ltd is deeply committed to ensuring energy security for the country,” the statement said.