The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, Katsina State Field Office have stated that they will make sure that petrol is sold to customers at the government’s approved price in the state.
The approved government price is N162 to N165 per liter.
Mr. Muhammad Abdurahaman, the Controller of DPR in Katsina, gave the affirmation during an interview with newsmen.
“We are told that dealers normally sell the product at 6 am and close around 9 am because they don’t want to sell at the government-approved price.
“We will not tolerate this act; this is sabotage. We will make sure that all major dealers comply.
“We will make sure that fuel is sold to the right people at the right places and at the right time.”
Muhammed asks the public to report any petrol station selling petrol above the approved government price.
He further reveals that some petrol stations had been sealed for selling above the approved price in Katsina town.
The comptroller said those found guilty were arrested and asked to sign an undertaking that they would do the needful.