The current fuel crisis across the nation may be a thing of the past soon as eight ships arrived at the Lagos ports with petroleum products, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Monday in Lagos in its daily publication, “Shipping Position.’’
The petroleum products include base oil, kerosene and petrol, the publication said, adding that three other ships also arrived with rice in bags and containers.
It said that NPA was expecting the arrival of 27 ships to the Lagos ports from May 4 to May 30.
According to the publication, 13 of the expected ships are to sail in with containers, while eight others are expected to arrive with food products.
The food products, it disclosed, include rice, bulk sugar, bulk salt, frozen fish and buckwheat.
General cargoes are to be brought in four ships, while one ship each would will sail in with vehicles and kerosene, the publication stated.