Military Task Force on security in Jos code named Operation Safe Haven has placed a ban on the sale of petrol and other petroleum products in Jerry cans in Jos and Bukuru metropolis.
A statement signed by the media officer / information officer of the task force, Captain Iweha Ikedichi, warned that “All persons who have in their stock or possession petroleum products are given the next 24 hours to dispose of them or return them to petrol stations for custody.
“Additionally, illegal marketers operating around the vicinity of the NNPC mega station, under the overhead bridge, other nooks and cranny of all roads within the metropolis are equally served eviction notices.
Ikedichi noted that following a resolution at the end of heads of security agencies meeting held at Headquarters task force, compulsory seizure products from offenders will commence by security operatives at the expiration of the ultimatum. In a similar development, the task force has warned residents of Jos behave themselves during the Easter break. Read more
Osigweh Lilian Oluchi is a graduate of the University of Lagos where she obtained a B.A (Hons) in English, Masters in Public and International affairs (MPIA). Currently works with 1stnews as a Database Manager / Writer.
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