NNPC raises alarm over contaminated Diesel in market





The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has raised an alarm over prevalent low grade and contaminated AGO, otherwise called, diesel offered at discounted prices in parts the Country.


The warning was contained in a report by NNPC Retail Limited Managing Director, Sir Billy Okoye, admonishing motorists wary the -spec products, a by NNPC General Manager, Public Affairs Division, Dr. Kennie Obateru, has said.


Sir Okoye stated that the warning became necessary because the low grade, contaminated diesel is harmful machines and environment, explaining that NNPC Retail Limited as a market leader considered it incumbent upon it alert the public on the subject.


He assured consumers that NNPC Retail Limited deals only in premium, high-quality products in the interest Nigerian motorists and users, urging consumers patronize the ’s stations where the quality of their products is assured.
As a deregulated product, diesel is also imported by other major and marketers in the Country.