Reps To Amend PIA To Include Downstream Stakeholders On NNPCL Board

The House of Representatives Committee on Petroleum Downstream has pledged to expand consultations to amend the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) to include downstream stakeholders on the board of NNPCL.

The Chairman of the committee, Hon. Ugo Chinyere (PDP-Imo) made this known while briefing newsmen after a stakeholders meeting on Friday in Abuja.

He said that the meeting was to find permanent solutions to the challenges behind suspended strike by the National Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) and Petroleum Product Retail Outlet Owner of Nigeria (PETROAN)

He said that the aim is to ensure efficient distribution of energy to guarantee availability, stability and affordability.