NUPENG assures Lagosians of smooth traffick flow as more depots commence loading




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LAGOS – The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Workers (NUPENG) on Tuesday assured Lagosian that there would be free flow as more depots are now loading petroleum products in the city.

The News Agency of (NAN) reports that the city has been experiencing gridlock as tankers line up on roads waiting lift petroleum products.

Mr Tokunbo Korodo, the South-West Chairman of NUPENG told NAN in Lagos that more petroleum tankers came down from northern part because loading had increased in depots.

“We have more depots loading the products now in Lagos which include the five major marketers and can assure you that by weekend the queue of petroleum tankers be over.

“We appeal to Lagosians to exercise patience because the tankers will be going back to different locations by this evening.
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“With the improve loading in the depots, there is hope that the scarcity of petroleum will gradually fade out by weekend,” he said.

A correspondent of NAN who monitored the traffic situation in the city reports that queue of petroleum tankers had stretched from Stadium Road to Marine road, a distance of about five kilometres.

Also, petroleum tankers had taken over the road leading to Apapa from Mile 2 down to Coconut to Tin-Can Island.

NAN reports that at Apapa depot, is currently making use of Nipco Oil and Gas Tank farm, Folawiyo Tank Farm, Integrated Oil and Gas Tank Farm, Ibeto Oil and Gas Tank farm and Capital Oil and Gas Tank farm to distribute petroleum products.(NAN)
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