DPR shuts 95 petrol stations in Delta over malpractice


The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Warri Zonal Office has sanctioned over 95 erring petrol stations in Delta since fuel scarcity resurfaced in December 2017, P.M. News reports.

The Zonal Operations Controller, Mr Antai Asuquo said on Thursday in Warri that the petrol stations were sealed over offences bordering on hoarding, over-pricing and diversion of products.

According to him, over 80 of the fuel stations were sanctioned between December 2017 and Jan. 3, while 15 others were booked in the last one week by the regulatory agency.