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NNPC urges Nigerians to report cases of hoarding, sale of fuel above official price


Abuja – The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has advised the general public to report cases of hoarding and selling of fuel above the official pump price by its outlets accross the country.

The Managing Director of NNPC in charge of retail, Mr Ladipo Fagbola, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Monday.

He said that NNPC was monitoring activities of its retail fuel stations to check sharp practices among them.

Fagbola noted that given the large volume of fuel supplied in the country, NNPC would ensure that Nigerians received the best services at the fuel stations.

He urged Nigerians to report fuel stations which engaged in hoarding of petroleum products and selling above the official pump price of N87.

He said the NNPC had made available some hot lines to receive complaints from members of the public.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”70560″]

He urged members of the public to contact the corporation and report sharp practices on the hot lines 08057008021, 08052195801 and 08100941174.

“When you get to NNPC retail stations and you see things that are not right, please call these lines, take photographs of whatever you see is wrong and send it upline,’’ he said.

Oladapo urged Nigerians not to hesitate to contact NNPC in the event of any sharp practice.

NAN recalls that on Friday, NNPC at a news conference, said it dispatched 656 million litres of fuel across the states of the federation.

The corporation, which decried the long queues at the fuel stations, said an additional 756 million litres of fuel were being expected by the end of November.(NAN)

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