By Jennifer Y Omiloli
Malam Mele Kyari, the Group Managing Director (GMD), Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says the organization has started to fix its harmed Abura Crude Trunk line (Pipeline).
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Abura Crude Trunk line at Otu-Jeremi town in Delta encountered an emission on Friday.
Kyari, who gave the confirmation on Saturday in Benin not long after he start at the 2019 (NNPC) upstream golf competition, said the fix would be finished in three days.
“It wasn’t an explosion, it was an eruption on our pipeline, our team has moved to site and in three days we are going to fix it.
“We have curtail the spill that is coming out, so its not an explosion but an eruption because there was no fire in the place.
“It will have no effect on power supply, we are going to fix it soon,’’ he said”.
Kyari clarified that what happened was a safety technique to balance out the offices.
Remarking on the Benin Golf Club, Kyari said it was imperative to NNPC, as such a large amount of their operations hold at the Benin Golf Course.
“Our staff live here and make time to relax and enjoy themselves that is why we are very interested in this place.’’
Earlier, Captain of the Benin Golf Course, Aghatise Erediawa, depicted Benin club as an epitome of the travel industry and social association, including that NNPC’s contribution in the club was not astonishing.