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Report filling stations hoarding fuel, NSCDC Tells Residents

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has warned petrol marketers in Osun State against hoarding petroleum products, create artificial scarcity to take advantage of the people.

The State Commandant, Mr Agboola Sunday has thereby directed the Anti-Vandals Squad of the Command to embark on routine monitoring of activities of filling stations, especially those who hoard Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) in the state.

This is contained in a statement by the acting Public Relations Officer of the command, Miss Kehinde Adeleke.

The NSCDC boss urges his men to ensure that anyone caught hoarding fuel is arrested and made to face the full weight of the Law.

“it is a known fact that there is a shortage of fuel supply in the country, notwithstanding, filling stations should not use the opportunity to bring untold hardship on citizens.”

“We have our plainclothes operatives who are on surveillance in all the stations in the state and this will continue until sanity returns to the system,”.
The statement read in part.

He appeals to members of the public to cooperate with the Corps by reporting filling stations that are still hoarding the product for necessary action.

Adenitan Akinola

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  1. Hehs jwjeke says:

    Filling station in Iyana-Ipaja (Nysc road) are selling fuel at 230 to 250 per litres, the ones selling at 170 are demanding 200 to 500naira per head before selling fuel

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