South Darfur State Takes Numerous Measures to Save Fuel Supplies
Khartoum: South Darfur Government took a number of measures and arrangements to prevent the occurrence of disturbing events such as the ones that have taken place in Nyala recently due to fuel shortage.
Deputy Governor of South Darfur state Abd Alkareem Musa revealed that a number of arrangement were put in place to facilitate the procurement and flow of fuel supplies to fuel stations in South Darfur state; explaining that the state's storage capacity is 5 Million gallons at the strategic reserves.
Musa revealed in a press statement yesterday that the state has struck a deal with the railway corporation to start a daily fuel portion that is going to be kicked off by 40 wagons that had come from Alobeid to Sinnar and will later be transferred to Khartoum in preparation for their transfer to Nyala.
He disclosed the formation of a specialized committee to investigate the events that took place in Nyala; confirming that the investigations will be transparent to ensure the punishment of the culprits and compensate the harmed.
Musa reassured that South Darfur is safe, secure, and stable; describing the events that have taken place recently as only transient and ephemeral.
He said the committee assigned with the task of securing fuel in the state held a meeting with the First Vice President and informed him of the last developments of the situation; indicating that investigation committees to follow up on the events in Nyala to ensure that every properties will be returned to its owners.
By Hana'a Abd Alhai – Najat Ahmed, 05/08/2012