Sat. Jul 20th, 2024

Fuel:  Jigawa Taskforce To Sanction Filling Stations Found Cheating

By Mohammed Suleiman Dutse

The Chairman jigawa State Task Force on Petroleum Colonel Muhd Alhassan (Rtd) has sounded the warning that any filling station that do not posses standard measuring gauge will be sanctioned.

He observed that several filling stations visited by the committee have no standard measuring gauge to enable them know the functionality of their pumps.

The Taskforce Chairman, Colonel Muhd Alhassan (Rtd) gave the warning at the end of the Committee’s visits to filling stations at Gumel, Jahun and Kiyawa LGAs.

“We will soon expose and reveal the identity of any filling station found tempering with its pump prices to cheat customers.

Alhassan therefore advised oil marketers to always check their litres before dispensing fuel to customers, stressing that no filling station will be spared if found wanting.

He said from the inception of the Taskforce to date, it has warned more than thirty(30) filling stations and shutdown five(5) for engaging in various unwholesome activities.

He however commended some marketers in Hadejia and Gumel for possessing standard gauge and maintaining proper liters in their stations.

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