A joint Committee of the Senate and House of Representatives on Petroleum Resources yesterday directed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to end the lingering fuel scarcity within seven days.
The committee also asked the Nigeria Customs Service and other security agencies, especially those at the borders, to halt the alleged diversion of fuel to neighbouring countries.
The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Downstream), Kabiru Marafa, gave the ultimatum after a closed door meeting.
The meeting was preceded by another meeting with the Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Maikanti Baru, and other officials of NNPC. Read more