The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), has fined a products marketer one million Naira for selling products while under DPR’s seal.
The Operation Controller of DPR in charge of Akwa Ibom and Cross River, handed down the the sanction while carrying out surveillance of filling stations in Uyo.
He said the department had earlier sealed the station known as Jobina OIl for operating without valid license, adding that it had been operating for more than ten years without a valid license.
Nkanga said the filling station would pay the N1million for violating seal order, adding that the whole station had been resealed again..
He said the filling station would be handed over to the security agency in the state for monitoring until the payment of the fine was made.