He said the intolerable implication of the reign of smuggling syndicates was that Nigeria is the unintended supplier of petroleum products to the entire west coast of Africa and beyond.
The NNPC GMD listed other areas for immediate intervention to include: oil pipeline vandalism which has led to significant losses in revenue, protection of NNPC workforce and equipment in course of operation in the frontier exploration fields.
Kyari stated that the assistance being sought from DSS would go a long way to guaranteeing a veritable national energy security in line with the aspiration of the Service to the government and people of Nigeria.
He noted that the attainment of the aforementioned goals would not only be helpful to NNPC’s operations but would ultimately impact on the generality of the populace since NNPC is the biggest enabler of the Nigeria economy.
Welcoming the top level NNPC team to the DSS HQ, Bichi, while also echoing the long history of collaboration between both establishments, assured the NNPC team of round-the-clock support.
He said the agency, in line with its statutory responsibility, would provide maximum collaboration to help NNPC succeed.
– Sept. 5, 2019 @20:08 GMT |