…AS Governor Oyebanji summons marketers to a meeting
The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Biodun Oyebanji, has cautioned filling stations and marketers in the state against hoarding of petroleum product following President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s inaugural speech yesterday.
The Governor urged the marketers to await further directives on the implementation of the planned subsidy removal by the Federal Government and avoid actions that are capable of inflicting hardship on the citizens.
According to a statement by the Special Adviser to the Governor, Yinka Oyebode, heavy sanctions await any filing station or marketer found hoarding petroleum product or involved in arbitrary increase in prices of petroleum product in the state.
Meanwhile, Governor Oyebanji has invited the leadership of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) to a meeting in his office by 4pm today.
The Governor urged the citizens of the state to go about their daily activities peacefully and avoid any rancorous situation.