The development was confirmed by the spokesperson of the NSCDC in the state, Kehinde Adeleke, in a statement.
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Ekiti State Governor, Biodun Oyebanji has directed all filling stations across the state to start selling fuel within the approved price or risk being shut down indefinitely.
Protesters said that the owners shut down their stations without giving any reasons or explanations to the public.
Investigation by NAN Correspondents indicated that majority of the filling stations in the city were under locks and keys.
Olakanmi Ayodeji, the Assistant Director, Operation, DPR, Warri Zonal Office, told newsmen in Warri on Thursday that the erring filling stations were sealed on Tuesday.
Segun Ogunnubi, the DPR Operations Controller, Osogbo, said this after a routine surveillance of the department to filling stations in Osogbo and Ile-Ife.
Ayorinde Cardoso, Zonal Operations Controller, DPR, Lagos, confirmed the development after an inspection visit to eight filling stations located in Ikorodu Road, Oshodi-Apapa Expressway and Ikeja areas of the state.
Ayorinde Cardoso, Zonal Operations Controller, DPR, Lagos, made this known after an inspection visit to some petrol stations located in Ikoyi, Victoria Island and Lekki areas of the state.
The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Adeniyi Adebayo, announced this on Saturday in Port Harcourt at a two-day sensitisation workshop with stakeholders in the downstream oil and gas industry.
Okiemute Akpomudjere, Operations Controller, Awka office of the DPR, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday.
The schedule said: “A total of 1,082 trucks (38,285,000 litres) were loaded from various NNPC and major marketers depots nationwide
Bassey said the special team was set up purposely for the yuletide with powers to take over the sale of the product from those selling above the approved price
“Some were given products for their various stations but they diverted it to unknown places and so we have written to PPMC suspending them from lifting until further notice.”
The state government had recently directed all filling stations to sell the commodity, saying that it had received a report about supply of fuel to the stations from the depot of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation