By Adeola Oladele, Ibadan
Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).
Ibrahim stated that some of the filling stations caught hoarding the product and selling above pump price during the monitoring exercise would be sanctioned.
“Those of the filling stations caught hoarding the product would be charged for hoarding, while those who are selling above pump price would also be sanctioned.
“This is because government has not increased pump price. What we have been able to do is to compel those hoarding to sell to the public at pump price and later seal them,” He said.
newsmen that the governor had directed the constitution of the task force to check the hardship faced by residents in getting the product.
“The governor has directed that the task force check for marketers hoarding the product and those selling it above the pump price.
“What we have discovered is that some of the have and not selling, while some are selling above pump prices in the night.
“The synergy with DPR is to check their dump and force those who have it to sell at stipulated pump prices to the public. We will not stop on the exercise until the marketers comply with the regulations. We won’t not allow people take laws into their hands,” He said.
In an interview, Mr Toye Arulogun, the State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism as well as Mr Fatai Salau, the State Commissioner for Liaison Affairs and Special Duties also corroborated Shiyanbade’s claim.