Fuel scarcity not plan to sabotage election – NNPC
Written by Adewale Adeyemi on February 2, 2023
The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited on Thursday said the lingering petrol scarcity across the country is not a deliberate action to sabotage the forthcoming general elections.
The NNPC Group Chief Executive Officer, Mele Kyari, disclosed this while speaking on NTA Good morning Nigeria programme today and monitored by RoyalFM News.
It could be recalled that the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, alleged that a plot is being made to scuttle the general elections.
Tinubu said the scarcity of fuel being experienced across the country and the redesign of the naira, the Nigerian currency, were part of the plot to sabotage the election.
But speaking on Thursday, Mr Kyari said there is a very cumbersome logistics that has disrupted the supply chain of petroleum products. According to the NNPC boss, irrespective of measures put in place, whatever causes a three-day glitch is a nightmare to tackle.