THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has warned Nigerians not to engage in panic buying as there is product sufficiency that will last far beyond the festive period.
A statement by the Group General Manager, Garba Deen Muhammad on Tuesday said its stock had risen from a reserve of 1.7 billion litres to over two billion litres within the last one month.
The statement reads ” NNPC wishes to express its appreciation to Nigerians for always heeding its advisories not to engage in panic buying of petrol.
“The NNPC is once again giving Nigerians strong assurance that we have product sufficiency that will last far beyond the festive period.
“Thus, we once again urge Nigerians not to engage in panic buying but to fully enjoy the spirit of the festive season as we continue to work tirelessly to ensure a sufficient supply of petrol to every part of the country.
“Once again the NNPC extends sincere appreciation to all Nigerians for your understanding and support.
“We wish you all happy celebrations.”