NNPC Says It Has No Plan To Increase Pump Price of Petroleum


The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation NNPC yesterday described as false, rumours of an imminent increase in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit PMS otherwise called petrol.

This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja by Dr. Omar Farouk Ibrahim, the Acting Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, NNPC.

In the statement, the NNPC stated that there were no plans by the Federal Government to increase the price of fuel in the country.

The corporation also reassured Nigerians that there was enough supply of fuel in the country at the moment.

It urged motorists not to indulge in panic buying as there were enough products to last the country for several weeks.

The corporation stated that the re-emergence of long queues was due to hoarding by filling station owners in vain anticipation of fuel price hike.

Petrol in Akwa Ibom State now sells between N120-N140. What do you think?


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