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NNPC to collaborate with African Transportation Union to curtail cross-border leakages


The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, will collaborate with members of the African Union of Transportation and Logistics Organization to curtail incidents of cross-border leakages of petroleum products.

This was disclosed by the NNPC Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru who received a delegation of the group led by its President, Mr. Mustapha Chaeun.

Mr. Chaeun pledged the readiness of members to comply with extant laws and regulations in countries where they operate.

He said ‘’We expect collaboration on many levels: first at the level of development of our sector, the transport sector, and to enhance human resources management. On another level, there is the need for training our professional drivers that work in transport sector’’.

Baru noted that the partnership would not just be a means to stop the trend but also help fight vices working against the West African corridors like illicit fuel smuggling business.

He appealed to regional transportation union to make sure its members comply with extant laws and regulations on speed limits, axial weight of haulage tankers and other sundry regulations necessary to ensure the safety of high ways across the African terrain.

He added that NNPC was open to new areas of mutual collaboration with the organization adding that transportation union members should take full advantage of its business portfolio and strategic position in the West African sub-region and beyond to expand business interest and areas of cooperation.

Source NNPC
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