The Division of Petroleum Sources (DPR) has warned members of the Unbiased Petroleum Entrepreneurs Affiliation (IPMAN) in Taraba State in opposition to promoting petrol above the official pump worth of N162 per litre.
Mr Jeremiah Mashat, Operational Controller of DPR Area Operation’s Workplace in Jalingo, gave the warning in an interview with the Information Company of Nigeria, NAN.
Maahat stated that the division had directed its staff to observe compliance and sanction erring operators appropriately.
Based on him, petrol have to be bought on the official costs of between N162 and N165.
He, nonetheless, recommended IPMAN within the state for cooperating with the DPR within the space of compliance to the rules governing the downstream sector.
“We’re insisting that entrepreneurs mustn’t promote petroleum merchandise above the authorised pump costs.
“We’ve got despatched our staff to the sector to observe compliance and guarantee enforcement the place there’s violation.
“We should be sure that entrepreneurs adjust to rules and the general public shouldn’t be short-changed so far as petroleum downstream sector is anxious,’’ he stated.
Don’t promote gas above N162 per litre – DPR warns IPMAN members