Alhaji Ayo Alanamu, the Chairman, Ejigbo Satellites Depot of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), has decried the situation whereby only one storage tank out of nine installed at the Ejigbo Depot was working, Vanguard reports.
He said that this had also contributed to the scarcity of petrol and the long queues of trucks awaiting loading at the depot. According to him, marketers hardly load 50 trucks from the depot due to the dilapidated state of the storage tanks there.
The IPMAN boss said that if depots had enough stocks, marketers would work 24-hours to ensure that the product gets to every nook and cranny of the states. Alanamu appealed to the government to revive the depots so that they could operate to work 24-hours daily and facilitate effective service delivery to reduce queues within the depots.