DPR ‘II not compromise role says Controller Tambuwal

By Suleiman Adamu, Sokoto

The Department for Petroleum Resources (DPR) has said that it will not compromise measures aimed at stabilising its regulatory roles on all activities in the Department.

The Operations Controller in charge of Sokoto and Kebbi states , Mr Musa Zarumi Tambuwal said yesterday in Sokoto that the Department was concerned with quality control and correct measures on all petroleum products including LPG.

” DPR is in charge of all products and activities. We need a conducive environment “, he said.

According to Tambuwal all products must be certified to meet quality before sales at retail outlets.

He said DPR was on the trajectory of zero tolerance for diversion ,adding that” we are always on top of the situation “, while disclosing that there were limits to sale of PMS in Jerry- Cans.

According to him, ” if a marketer with filling stations facility that cannot measure up to the licensed capacity and has a facility elsewhere that can accommodated the product, he will have to apply to DPR for reprogramming approval and upon approval, the marketer can move the commodity to the new destination.”

He said all intercepted PMS suspected for diversion, must be allowed to undergo due process of quality certification before sales to the public to avoid unforeseen dangers.

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