The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has disclosed that it has supplied a total of 29.058 million litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) popularly known as petrol to thirteen Northern states in three days.
The disclosure was made known in its report on daily dispatch to filling stations made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Friday.
According to the report, the states which were supplied petrol are Kaduna, Kogi, Kwara,Taraba, Kano, Benue, Zamfara, Yobe, Sokoto, Jigawa, Borno, Bauchi and Adamawa.
It is understood that the supplies were made between February 12 and 14, 2018
À breakdown of the dispatches showed that Bauchi had the highest supply of 4.428 million liters of petrol, followed by Adamawa with 3.766 million litres and Kaduna with 3.565 million litres.
Yobe state got 3.295 million litres, Kogi 2.408 million, Benue 1.902 million litres, Borno 1.843 million litres and Kwara 1.508 million litres.
It further noted that Kano got 1.66 million litres, Taraba 2.42 million litres , while Jigawa got 0.919 million litres and Sokoto got 0.799 million.
The report assured that the corporation would continue to ensure adequate supply of the product across the state.
The development comes at a time when the Federal Government directed the apex oil firm to ensure that the petrol queues that linger in filling stations in Abuja and neighbouring states are cleared before the commencement of the 2018 Nigeria International Petroleum Summit on Sunday.