Fuel scarcity: Civil defence sets up task force on in Niger


File Photo: A fuel queue in Nigeria

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Niger command, has set up a task force to monitor the sales and distribution of petroleum products in the state.


Mr Philip Ayuba, Commandant of the Corps, disclosed this in an interview with the newsmen on Tuesday in Minna.

“The task force will liaise with the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to track movement of petroleum products meant for the state from loading points to final destinations,’’ Ayuba said.

He said that the 10-man task force was headed by ASP Peter Doma and Alhaji Abdullahi Jankara of the DPR Minna office.

He said that the task force was charged with the responsibility to return to normal distribution and sales of the product at government controlled price in the state.

It said that the task force would monitor and ensure effective dispensing of petroleum…

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