Loading of petrol commences at Ejigbo, Mosinmi depots

Oil marketers have commenced lifting petrol at Ejigbo depot in Lagos and Mosinmi depot in Ogun State with as many as over 4,000 trucks on queue.

Loading of petrol commenced at both depots with trucks coming from the northern part of the country.

The two depots were shut in September due to pipeline vandalism in Arepo area of Ogun State.

Acting Chairman, IPMAN in Ejigbo Satelite Depot, Ayo Alanamu confirmed that they received the product at the weekend even as loading commenced immediately.

Alanamu said that this would reduce stress of loading at the depots in Apapa, adding that marketers were now relieved.

He assured consumers that they would now get petrol at approved depot price.

“Over 2,000 trucks drivers have been sleeping here in the last three weeks in anticipation that they will receive the product as its very difficult to park at Apapa.

“We hope that pumping of product to this depot will last and ease the suffering of loading at Apapa jetty.

“We, IPMAN at Ejigbo Satellite depot, have given our words to support Federal Government in fighting vandals along the western coast,” he said. 

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