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Senate orders closure of filling stations hoarding fuel

28 May 2015, 16:23

Abuja - The Senate has directed the Department of Petroleum Resources to shut down any filling station hoarding fuel, Punch reports.

Senate Joint Committee on Petroleum Resources ( Upstream and Downstream), currently investigating the lingering fuel scarcity in the country, said that the long queues at filling stations across the country would soon disappear.

Also read: Senator seeks subsidy removal to end fuel scarcity

The Chairman of the committee, Magnus Abe said the committee had approached the Lagos State Government and the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, to allow tanker drivers lift petroleum products in compliance with the resolutions agreed with the Senate joint committee and stakeholders in the oil industry.

Read more at Punch

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