Easter: DPR assures motorists of sufficient supply of petrol in Anambra



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

Mr Okiemute Akpomudjere, Operations Controller DPR in State, said this in an interview with the News Agency Nigeria (NAN) in Awka on Friday.

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

Akpomudjere disclosed over five million litres PMS had recently delivered to which was well over what would be during Easter period.

He assured motorists more trucks were being discharged daily.

Akpomudjere also said that at the level of the body that were assurances of enough quantity of petrol.

“I want to advise that nobody should in panic buying of petrol because is need for such, as usual we are on the ground that marketers play according to the rules,” he said.

Akpomudjere said that teams of the DPR were on constant surveillance of the that pumping machines were in good condition to guard against under-dispensing.

He noted that were cases of adulterated product but warned that any marketer who flouted industry regulations would be made to face the law. (NAN)