The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Taraba State chapter, has warned members of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association (IPMAN) the State against selling petrol above the official pump price.

The Operational Controller of DPR Field Operation’s Office in Jalingo, Mr Jeremiah Mashat, who gave the warning during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) said that petrol must be sold at the official prices of between #162 and #165.

Mr Mashat said, “We are insisting that marketers should not sell petroleum products above the approved pump prices. We have sent our team to the field to monitor compliance and ensure enforcement where there is a violation. We must ensure that marketers comply with regulations and the public is not short-changed as far as petroleum downstream sector is concerned.’’

 

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