The Federal Government through the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority has confirmed that petrol, with methanol quantities above Nigeria’s specification, was found in the supply chain.
This was confirmed in a statement by NMDPRA.
The statement noted that the supplier had equally been identified and would be sanctioned.
The government assured that the limited quantity of the affected product has been withdrawn from the market .
It also assured that oil marketers had been directed to ensure sufficient supply of petrol in all outlets all over the country.
Part of the statement read, “NMDPRA wishes to inform the public that a limited quantity of petrol with methanol quantities above Nigeria’s specification was discovered in the supply chain.