NNPC cautions against ‘panic buying’ as queues resurface in FCT

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has assured Nigerians that the company has sufficient stock of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) popularly known as petrol, to meet the needs of Nigerians.

This followed the return of fuel queues in some parts of Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.

The Group Managing Director, Group Public Affairs Division of the NNPC, Garba Deen Muhammad, in a statement on Wednesday urged Nigerians to ignore all rumours that there are plans to increase pump prices of petrol.

“The NNPC Ltd. wishes to assure the public that the Company has sufficient PMS stock to meet the needs of Nigerians.

“The public is, therefore, advised not to engage in panic buying of petrol; and to ignore all rumours that may suggest otherwise”, the statement read.

The corporation also assured Nigerians that it remains deeply committed to ensuring energy security for the country.

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