In keeping with him, this case has hampered environment friendly provide and distribution of petroleum merchandise not solely within the state, however in the complete South-East area.

“The Osisioma and Nsirimo areas (each in Abia State) in addition to Ishiagwu (in Ebonyi State) have been the main vandalism flash factors alongside the road the place unlawful connections for diversion of merchandise had been noticed nearly each day.

“Even after the Aba-Enugu pipeline was repaired, it nonetheless needed to be shut down because the company hardly will get as much as 50 per cent of the merchandise pumped,” Baru maintained.

He described Enugu Depot as a serious NNPC provide and distribution infrastructure in the complete South-East area which requires the assist of all stakeholders convey again to life.

Subsequently, he known as on the governor to rally his counterparts within the area to work with the NNPC and safety businesses to safe the strategic pipeline, which he stated would go a great distance in reviving environment friendly provide and distribution of petroleum merchandise within the space.


The Nigerian Nationwide Petroleum Company (NNPC), Sunday, lamented the excessive charge of pipeline vandalisation within the south-eastern a part of the nation, stating tthat greater than 50 per cent of petroleum merchandise pumped via the Aba- Enugu pipeline community are stolen.

In keeping with a press release in Abuja, Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Mr. Maikanti Baru, who acknowledged this throug[nextpage title="2" ]

hout a go to to Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, declared that in some unspecified time in the future, about 700 breaches have been recorded on the pipeline.

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