Abuja - The Independent Marketers Association
of Nigeria (IPMAN) and the Department for Petroleum Resources (DPR),
have assured the public the lingering fuel crisis in Ilorin and other parts of
Kwara State will be resolved.
They gave this assurance during a meeting with Kwara
State government officials led by the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji
Isiaka Gold, the Chief of Staff, Government House, Alhaji Baba Wahab, and the
Commissioner for Commerce and Co-operatives, Ahmed Muhammed Rifun at Government
The meeting resolved the bottlenecks and other issues
identified by the IPMAN and DPR to ensure that fuel supply is restored in the
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The Kwara State government also gave an assurance that it
would continue to monitor the situation to ensure that the understanding
between the DPR and IPMAN members in the state was maintained.
State Chairman of IPMAN, Alhaji Okanlawon Olanrewaju,
said as major stakeholders, the association had no interest imposing avoidable
hardship on the people.
He also stated members' commitment to restoring normalcy
to fuel supply in the state.
Speaking after the meeting Gold expressed
satisfaction the crisis which has brought untold hardship to the people of the
state was ending.
- CAJ News