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Ibarapa Killings: Oyo IPMAN Threatens Shut Down Of Filling Stations

Petroleum dealers and marketers under the aegis of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, has shut down all filling stations in Ibarapa region of Oyo State following the killing of the owner of Subawah Petroleum, Mrs Sherifat Adisa by unknown gunmen.

The Ibadan Depot of the association has also threatened to shut down all filling stations in the state if the situation did not improve.

The Chairman, Ibadan Depot, Alhaji Bukola Mutiu, in a statement issued said the closure of all filling stations in Ibarapa area of the state is a warning to the Oyo State government to urgently arrest the growing trend of killings and kidnap of petroleum dealers in the state.

Describing the killing of Mrs Adisa as one too many, IPMAN warned that except the trend is arrested, all filling stations in the state would be shut down.

Rasheedat Makinde

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