The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Biodun Oyebanji, has summoned an emergency meeting with the leadership of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) to a meeting in his office by 4pm today.
This followed acute fuel Scarcity in the state as a result of the removal of the subsidy by the Tinubu’s administration.
Yinka Oyebode,the Special Adviser ( Media) to the Governor.) In a statement said Oyebanji urged the marketers to await further directives on the implementation of the planned subsidy removal by the Federal Government and avoid actions that are capable of inflicting hardship on the citizens.
The governor therefore cautioned filling stations and marketers in the state against hoarding of petroleum product following President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s inaugural speech yesterday.
According to the Governor, heavy sanctions await any filing station or marketer found hoarding petroleum product or involved in arbitrary increase in prices of petroleum product in the state.
Meanwhile, Governor Oyebanji has invited the leadership of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) to a meeting in his office by 4pm today.
The Governor urges the citizens of the state to go about their daily activities peacefully and avoid any rancorous situation.