FG seals fuel stations for inaccurate metering


Chris Oji, Enugu

 

The Weights and Measures Department under the Federal Ministry of Trade and investment sealed eight fuel stations in Enugu State for inaccurate pump metering and under-dispensing of petroleum products.

The eight fuel stations sealed are located as follows: three fuel stations along Enugu-Abakaliki Road; two fuels stations along Ogui Road and three fuel stations in Abakpa area of Enugu metropolis.

However, one among the eight fuel stations sealed, name withheld, was also sanctioned for defaulting in payment of regulatory fee to the government.

The leader of the enforcement team, Mr Ibrahim Isah, Deputy Director in the Weights and Measures Department, said that the exercise was part of the department’s biannual operation nationwide.

Isah said that the exercise was carried out to ensure Nigerians got value for money.

He said that the department was out to ensure that no unscrupulous businessman or woman took advantage of unsuspecting members of the public to sell…



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