About seven cargoes of Petroleum Motor Spirit (PMS) has arrived the country for onward distribution to various parts of the country, so as to solve the lingering fuel crisis in the country, says the Executive Director, Supply and Distribution, Products Petroleum and Marketing Company, (PPMC) Justin Ezeale.
Ezeale, who stated this while speaking with oil marketers in Lagos, reassured Nigerians that the fuel crisis in the country will soon come to an end in Lagos, Kaduna, Abuja and other cities in the country.
He noted that the Nigerian government was conscious of the pains Nigerians are experiencing from the fuel crisis, thus the move towards a more proactive solution to the problem.
“As at today, seven cargoes of fuel has arrived the country for distribution to major cities like Lagos, Abuja, and others. We have taking into cognizance that the country consumes 40 milliion litres of fuel daily, and we would ensure that fuel supply goes round the country.”
“PPMC meets with major marketers and representatives of the Federal Government every day since the fuel crisis started few weeks ago. The government is feeling the pains going through by Nigerians, hence the decision to meet regularly with stakeholders in the value chain in order to strategies on the issue of ending the fuel problems.”
He further stated that the government had delivered 294 trucks of fuel to Lagos on Tuesday and another 336 delivered on Wednesday while Abuja got its own share of the petroleum product.
Ezeale also said that government had massively imported fuel to solve the long drawn fuel crisis.