The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Ondo has arrested one, Mrs. Semore. T. suspected to be the owner and manager of Wumi Filing Station, Ore, Odigbo local government area of Ondo state.
Mrs. Semore and one Mr. Omolala T,(filing station attendant) were arrested in Ore town on Monday through intelligence information received from Weights and Measures department, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Akure, Ondo state.
Wumi Filing Station was sealed by the department for not paying federal government statutory fees, and other sharp practices that contravene government regulations on filing stations operations in Nigeria.
The filing station was said to have disregarded the sealed order to continue with sales of petroleum products.
The state commandant, Commandant Pedro Awili Ideba, while parading the suspects before in Akure, the state capital said, Wumi Filing Station contravene Section 16(8) of Weights and Measures act, cap W3 LFN 2004, by breaking government Sealed order. Read more