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(From Vanguard (Nigeria) - AAGM)
Byline: Hector Igbikiowubo & Godwin Oritse
THE Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) has shut down the Ibru Jetty in Apapa, triggering fears of a new round of fuel scarcity. The Ibru jetty is host to a number of petroleum products depot including, Zenon Petroleum, Ascon Oil, Total Plc, Sahara Energy, Wabeco Oil, Ibeto Oil, Thachem and Sea Petroleum and Gas which accounts for over 40 per cent of petroleum storage facility in the Lagos area, excluding NNPC/PPMC depots. It was gathered that following the closure of the jetty, over 100,000 metric tonnes (MT) of petroleum products is currently stranded on the high sea because cargo …