A recently released report claims that 17 different filling stations have just been sealed off by the DPR (Department of Petroleum Resources) in Gombe state under various infractions allegation. What a terrible time to violate the law, right?
The DPR team that carried out this recent operation was reportedly led by Gombe state DPR Operations Controller, Abdullahi Abawa.
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According to the Punch reports, a total of 37 filling stations have now been sealed off by the Gombe state DPR between the months of July & December 2019 alone. Also, the reports claim that the Gombe DPR sealed off these new 17 filling stations between Monday 23rd of and Wednesday 25th of December 2019 for several offenses ranging from unauthorized building plans, operating with obviously expired licenses and parking of trucks indiscriminately at their various outlets.
A quoted statement by Abawa in the report reads;
“We are determined to sanitize the system; we want to warn against breaching the extant law by filling stations operators.”