Fuel deficiency: NNPC vows appropriate petrol supply next week


The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has actually guaranteed citizens of adequate fuel supply next week.

The company gave the assurance at the National Economic Council (NEC) conference at the State House on Thursday.

At the meeting chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, NEC resolved to motivate the development of the vehicle industry in Nigeria by improving patronage of locally manufactured vehicles.

In presence were Governors, Ministers, Central Bank (CBN) Governor and some heads of federal companies.

Minister of Industry, Tradeand Investment, Niyi Adebayo, stated in spite of the capacities, the local automobile industry has been significantly plagued by numerous difficulties.

He listed weak demand for locally assembled cars and trucks and lack of government patronage which could have assisted the assemblers in achieving economies of scale.

FEC likewise got an upgrade on the COVID-19 vaccination by the Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr. Faisal Shuaib.

Shuaib reminded the council that by March next month, the nation needs to reach 50 per cent of eligible vaccination a minimum of for the very first dose.

The NPHCDA chief included that the plan is to achieve 70 per cent complete vaccination rate by December

The EC included that the FCT, Nasarawa, Jigawa, Ogun, Osun and Kwara States are striking the mark.