The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Cross River State has warned marketers against hiking the pump price of petroleum products during the festive season.
DPR Operations Controller in the state, Mr Bassey Nkanga, who spoke during the fourth quarter meeting with Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) in Calabar, disclosed that the Federal Government has ensured that the depots have adequate product for consumers during and beyond the approaching yuletide period.
He said this was to prevent scarcity of the product and panic buying by Nigerians during the period.
“As we all know, we are approaching the festive period and DPR in the state have noticed some sharp practices by some marketers. Read more