The Bayelsa State coordinator of the Unbiased Petroleum Entrepreneurs Affiliation of Nigeria (IPMAN), Mr. Bello Bina, has revealed that efforts to arrest three tankers suspected of transferring adulterated Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), was nearly annoyed by some police personnel in Bayelsa State.
DAILY POST, gathered that the loaded vans have been apprehended alongside the Sagbama axis of the East-West street, from a yet-to-be-identified vacation spot.
In accordance with Bello, who made the main points of the arrest recognized to DAILY POST on Saturday, some unidentified policemen after the arrest of the truck tried to frustrate the hassle of the duty drive by insisting that the product suspected to be adulterated PMS is owned by a extremely influential persona.
He mentioned “When the hassle of the policemen failed, an unidentified male referred to as me on the telephone and pleaded with me to take some monetary gratification to set the tankers free however I turned down the provide, promising to unravel the matter”
He assured that he wouldn’t compromise the mandate by President Muhammadu Buhari to make sure that problems with pipeline vandalism, crude oil theft, and different legal actions related to the oil and gasoline sector are curbed within the Niger Delta.
In his phrases “As I converse with you some uniform Law enforcement officials on the Sagbama junction have been making an attempt to cease the arrest of the tankers conveying the adulterated petrol merchandise”
“In accordance with them a distinguished businessman with vast expertise within the oil and gasoline sector is the proprietor of the tankers and that they don’t seem to be prepared to allow us to impound the tankers.”
How police annoyed efforts to impound vans transferring adulterated PMS – IPMAN