NNPC says Minna depot fire incident a minor Challenge
The Management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has described the Minna Depot fire incident in Niger state as a minor challenge that is already being repaired.
The fire which affected Tank 102 at the Depot was minor and was promptly brought under control without any major damage due to the effectiveness of the firefighting equipment and the efficiency of the fire fighters.
The Acting Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of the Corporation, Tumini E. Green in a press release said that the NNPC as a responsible corporate organization places premium on safety of life and equipment in all aspects of its operations.
She informed that the Management of NNPC emphatically stated that there was adequate water supply and storage at the Minna Depot with four (4) functional Industrial Boreholes adding that the Fire Water Pumps, Fire Hydrant, Tank Sprinkler system, and the Foam Pourer were all in perfect condition at the time of the fire incident. “These facilities aided to extinguish the fire,”she said.
The NNPC Spokesperson quipped that Tank 102 had over 8.5 million litres of PMS at the time of the incident saying that the availability of firefighting equipment, agents and the gallantry of NNPC personnel at the Depot saved the situation.
Green posited that it is a universal practice to call for assistance during such incident which warranted the assistance of the Niger State Fire Service.
She advised the general public not to engage in panic buying /hoarding as this will not affect PMS distribution to the region either now or in the near future.
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