The Department of Crude oil Resources (DPR) in Bauchi Province has solicited the back up of the province Constabulary Command to enforce laid downward regulations for filling stations.
Province DPR Controller, Iliyasu Abdullahi, made the solicitation when he paid a courtesy see to the province Commissioner for Constabulary, Sylvester Abiodun Alabi, at the command headquarters in Bauchi.
The collaboration betwixt the DPR and the law, according to Abdullahi, would not only assist in the enforcement of the Department’s regulations but also provide security for the 528 existing filling stations across Bauchi Province.
He informed that DPR ever adheres to criterion operating procedures piece granting licences for the establishment of petrol and gas stations, adding that it is done to ensure strict compliance with extant regulations.
Abdullahi informed that Bauchi Province had not experienced fuel shortage in a long time due to the implementation of the operational codes coupled with the availability of registered retail outlets in the province.
Spell responding, CP Alabi expressed appreciation to the DPR delegation for the see.
The law master assured that the command under his leadership would ensure strong collaboration with the DPR to enable the Department to diligently discharge its mandate.
He, nevertheless nonetheless, urged DPR to heighten efforts to check poor practices existence perpetrated by some petrol stations in the province.
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