Senate Tasks NNPC on Revival of Ailing Refineries.

Senate Tasks NNPC on Revival of Ailing Refineries.

The Nigerian Senate has urged the state-run oil and gas company the NNPC to re-evaluate the state of the country’s four refineries with a view to ensuring optimal performance to meet the growing demand in the country.

This is a resolution reached in the Senate Thursday, sequel to a motion by Taraba Central Senator, Yusuf Abubakar who voiced his concern on the generally poor state of the country’s refineries, a factor that makes Nigeria depend on importation of refined products.

Galaxy’s Godfrey Eshiemoghie reports that Senator Abubakar brought up this subject as a matter of urgent public importance, relying on Orders 42 and 52 of the Senate Standing Rules, with Ogun Central Senator, Ibikunle Amosun sharing his point of view

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