The Division of Petroleum Sources (DPR), Katsina State Area Workplace says it should guarantee petrol is bought on the government-approved value within the state.
The federal government-approved value is N162 to N165 per litre.
The Controller of DPR in Katsina, Mr Muhammad Abdurahaman, gave the reassurance in an interview with the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday.
Abdulrahman stated some main petroleum entrepreneurs within the state have been promoting petrol above the accepted value.
“We’re instructed that sellers usually promote the product at 6 am and shut round 9 am as a result of they don’t need to promote on the government-approved value.
“We won’t tolerate this act, that is sabotage. We are going to ensure that all main sellers comply.
“We are going to ensure that gasoline is bought to the precise individuals on the proper locations and on the proper time,” he stated.
The comptroller urged members of the general public to report any filling station promoting the product above the government-approved value.
Abdulrahaman stated some petrol stations have been lately sealed for promoting above the official value in Katsina City.
He stated the house owners of the stations have been fined and requested to write down an enterprise to do the needful.
NAN experiences that some petrol stations have been sealed on Monday for promoting petrol between N170 and N180 per litre.
Gasoline: We’ll guarantee entrepreneurs promote petrol at accepted costs – DPR