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Easter: DPR assures of sufficient fuel supply in Anambra

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By Chimezie Anaso

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has called on motorists and Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) users to forgo panic buying during the Easter holidays.

Mr. Okiemute Akpomudjere, DPR operations controller in Anambra state, said this in an interview with the Nigeria News Agency (NAN) in Awka on Friday.

Akpomudjere said the product was in sufficient quantity for the Easter holidays.

Akpomudjere revealed that more than five million liters of PMS had recently been delivered to Anambra, which far exceeded what would be needed during the Easter period.

He assured motorists that more and more trucks were being unloaded every day.

Akpomudjere also said that at the national level of the organization there were assurances of a sufficient amount of gasoline.

“I would like to advise that no one should engage in panic buying of gasoline because there is no need for it, as usual we are on the ground to make sure marketers play according to the rules, ”he said.

Akpomudjere said DPR teams constantly monitor the market to ensure pumping machines are in good condition to guard against underdistribution.

He noted that there were no cases of adulterated product, but warned that any marketer who flouted industry regulations would be forced to face the law. (NOPE)

(NAN)

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