Don’t create artificial petrol scarcity – NNPC warns marketers


The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has given a warning to petrol marketers, telling them not to create artificial scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit (petrol).

The Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of NNPC, Dr. Kennie Obateru in a statement released on Thursday February 18, assured consumers that in spite of the rise in the price of crude oil in the international market, it has ruled out the possibility of any increment in February.

Obateru further explained, “decision was to allow ongoing engagements with organized labour and other stakeholders on an acceptable framework that will not expose the ordinary Nigerian to any hardship, to be concluded”.