Oyebanji seals filling station for selling petrol at N600

Ekiti State Special Task Force on Petroleum Products headed by Mr. Israel Adesokan on Tuesday evening sealed Eltayon Nigeria limited filling station beside Access bank, Bank road Ado-Ekiti for selling petrol at N600 per litre and hording the product from consumers.

Earlier in the day, the state governor, Biodun Oyebanji had cautioned filling stations and marketers in the state against hoarding of petroleum products following President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s inaugural speech yesterday.

The governor urged the marketers to await further directives on the implementation of the planned subsidy removal by the Federal Government and avoid actions that are capable of inflicting hardship on the citizens.

In a release signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode, the had warned of heavy sanctions awaiting any filing station or marketer found hoarding petroleum products or involved in arbitrary increase in prices of petroleum product in the state.

Chairman, Ekiti State Special Task Force on Petroleum Products Mr. Israel Adesokan sealing of the filing station

Meanwhile, Governor Oyebanji has invited the leadership of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) to a meeting in his office by 4pm today.

The Governor urges the citizens of the state to go about their daily activities peacefully and avoid any rancorous situation.

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