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Kwara task force on petrol threatens to seal up

12 October 2012, 07:31

llorin - The Kwara Task Force on petrol supply on Thursday threatened to seal up any filling station that engaged in hoarding petroleum products in any part of the state.

The Chairman of the task force, Alhaji Usman Ajape, issued the threat while monitoring the sale of the products in some parts of the llorin metropolis.

He said that the task force had all the records of daily fuel supply to each filling station and would not hesitate to close down any station that caused hardship for the residents of the state by creating articicial scarcity.

The chairman, also ordered the immediate sale of 7 800 litres of petrol at Sky filling station located on Jebba road, llorin, and  warned the dealer to desist from hoarding fuel.

Ajape also said that the government had entered into partnership with the state chapter of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) to ease fuel supply in the state.

The chairman also ordered that no filling station should sell the product above the official pump price.



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