The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) on Friday pledged to ease the scarcity of petroleum products in Kano state in spite of the public holidays.
This is contain in a statement signed by the Comptroller of the department in Kano, Alhaji Isa Tafida.
It assured all stakeholders that the department would intensify efforts in monitoring petroleum products at all outlets during the festive period.
The aim, it said, was to check diversion of the products and to ensure that they were consigned to reach filling stations.
It further noted that it would ensure petrol was sold at federal government’s approved price of N87.
The department, however, reminded all petroleum marketing companies in the state that it would apply full sanction on filling stations found violation petroleum regulations.
DPR emphaised that it sacrificed its holiday to check fuel supply situation in the state. (NAN)

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