The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, NNPCL has been accused of withholding fuel its members paid for over six months ago.

Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, who made the accusation, called on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to intervene in the matter to avert another petrol scarcity in the country.

Suleja/Abuja Branch Chairman of IPMAN, Yahaya Alhassan, in a statement read to newsmen in Abuja, said the NNPCL used its members’ money to import fuel but had yet to deliver to them after entreaties

The association also alleged that some of its members have has many has 4,000 outstanding tickets worth 7,740,000 naira each with the NNPCL.

The statement, according to Alhassan, was issued after a caucus meeting of chairmen of depots in Suleja/Abuja, Gusau, Minna and Kaduna.  He said the NNPCL supplied some major marketers   the product with some concession for their old tickets.

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