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Fuel Scarcity 1,118 trucks of petrol allocated nationwide - NNPC

It added that NNPC and marketers vessels were currently discharging at various Depots and Jetties nationwide.

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A total of 1,118 trucks of petrol was loaded across the country on Thursday, April 21, the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says.

This is contained in the Nationwide daily PMS schedule release, on Thursday in Abuja.

“A total of 1,118 trucks (39,958,000ltrs) were loaded from various NNPC and major marketers Depots nationwide.

“Twenty import vessels laden with a total volume of 830.1 million litres have been confirmed to arrive in the month of April, 2016 for NNPC,” it said.

It added that NNPC and marketers vessels were currently discharging at various Depots and Jetties nationwide.

NAN reports that, NNPC import and shuttle vessels have been programmed to do Ship-To-Ship operation for onward discharge to inland Depots

A breakdown of the distribution indicated that Lagos got 429 trucks, Abuja 131, Kano 23, Port Harcourt 42 and Kaduna 16.

Others states that received include Anambra with 15 trucks, Ondo 23, Sokoto seven, Borno four and Katsina 22.

READ: NNPC receives 7 cargoes of petrol to ease shortage

According to the schedule, Oyo got 47 trucks, Kogi 13, Ogun 73, Kebbi 32, and Bauchi 21.

Also, Delta and Bayelsa received 134 and five trucks respectively while Edo got 32 trucks.

Meanwhile, long queues have resurfaced in the Federal Capital Territory.

A cross section of motorist, who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) in Abuja, urged government to strengthen its distribution system.

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