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Edo: DPR Forces Fuel Stations To Sell Fuel At 87 Naira

Operators of fuel stations in Benin City, the Edo state capital were Tuesday compelled to dispense products to consumers at the approved pump price

The exercise which was carried out by the Department of Petroleum Resources DPR, ensured that PMS which was selling for as much as N150 per litter been reverted to the official price

Mr. Maynard Oriaifo who led the team to several filling stations including Mega station on Sapele road, Otopec on Airport road, Jerovied and Voe all on sapele road revealed that there was complete disregard for the government directives on the sale of PMS.


Mr. Oriaifo who expressed shock about the shape practices these station operators were subjecting the general public said the product must be sold at pump price

Oriaifo who is the director of Operations said owners of fuel station should not hide under the guise of buying fuel at a private depot insisting that the Federal government has already paid the subsidy on petroleum products.

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