Providers of adulterated fuel will be held accountable says Buhari
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President Muhammadu Buhari gave a directive on Thursday that the providers of substandard fuel must be held accountable.
This was signed in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.
Buhari ordered that producers and providers of consumable products be held accountable for substandard services and or products sold by them.
In line with the law, He said service providers must make full disclosure of relevant information for the consumption of their products and dissatisfied consumers are entitled to a proper redress of their complaints, as consumer interests is a priority to him Buhari.
As of Tuesday, at least 100 million litres of adulterated Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) were reported to be in circulation in the country.
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, on Wednesday, promised that the FG would launch an investigation to unravel the circumstances behind the circulation of adulterated petrol with methanol quantities that is above the country’s specification.
While at the end of IPMAN, they might seek compensation from NNPC for the adulterated petrol sold to them.