Plateau State Government on Thursday warned that it would seal any filling stations hoarding petroleum products in the state.
The state government gave the warning in a statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Danladi Atu, in Jos.
The government observed with great concern, the activities of some filling stations hoarding petroleum products, with the view to creating artificial scarcity, thereby causing untold hardship to commuters and other users of fuel commodities.
According to the SSG, the management committee on Road Traffic Administration and Vehicle Inspectors has been mandated to ensure that the act is forestalled.
Atu said, “The task force is equally directed to seal off any filling station found to be hoarding the products and auction same.”