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Abuja DPR Seals 22 Stations For Selling Petrol Above N87/litre, Diversions

Posted: Aug 4, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

The Abuja Zonal Office of the Department of Petroleum Resources, said it has shut down the operation of 22 filling stations in Abuja and environs for undue profiteering.

DPR’s Mohammed Saidu said in Abuja that 19 of the stations were sealed for selling above N87 per litre, two were for diversion of petroleum products while the remaining one was grossly under-dispensing and selling products massively in jerry cans.

Saidu explained that the stations are to remain sealed for at least one month in addition to forfeiting their bridging claims as directed by the Federal Government.

DPR warned petroleum product marketers and depot owners to operate within the guidelines governing petroleum sales and distribution or face the wrath of the law.