DPR vows to seal stations selling petrol above N87 per litre

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Nigeria-Petrol-stationThe Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has warned that it is illegal for any filling station to sell Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol above the pump price of N87 per litre.

A statement issued on Tuesday noted that the Federal Government had not increased the price of fuel, insisting that pump price must remain the same.

The price remains at 87 Naira per litre. Any station caught selling above the stipulated price, will have its licence revoked”, the statement read.

The DPR insisted that there was enough fuel, warning service stations not to sell in jerry cans for safety reasons, or risk being sealed up.

DPR aasured Nigerians that efforts were being made to ensure that the product reached every part of the nation.