DPR recovers 114,000 litres of diverted petrol

Apapa Oshodi traffic Tanker

Petroleum tankers blocking the road.

Apapa Oshodi traffic Tanker

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says it recovers 114,000 litres of petrol diverted by three filling stations in Yola, Adamawa.

Mr. Musa Akenn, the DPR Controller of Operations in Adamawa and Taraba States confirmed this to newsmen on Friday in Yola.

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Akenn said that the recovered product was sold to motorists at official pump price of N86. 50.

Mordecai Danteni Baba Ladan, DPR Director
Mordecai Danteni Baba Ladan, DPR Director

Speaking on the development, Mr Ibrahim Gayus, the Secretary of the state Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) admonished its members to desist from the act.

Gayus urged members of the association to support the Federal Government’s efforts to ensure steady supply of the product nationwide.