The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Ekiti State Council has urged governor Biodun Oyebanji to impose heavy sanction on some independent marketers who are exploiting innocent residents of Ekiti by creating artificial Scarcity.
The Union while condemning the criminal upward review of pump prices in the state maintained that if is high time government made example of erring marketers .
Acstatement signed by the Chairman of the council, Comrade Rotimi Ojomoyela and the Secretary Comrade Kayode Babatuyi alleged that the action of the marketers have shown that they were prepared to make profit at the expense of the well being of the populace.
The statement urged the leadership of the petroleum marketers to call their members to order and ask them to wait for further government directive on the matter
The union therefore charged the government to wield it’s big stick on erring marketers saying their actions if not checked may lead to another crisis.