Reps Vow To Investigate Toxic Fuel Importation

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Reps has vowed to investigate toxic fuel importation, The Nation report.

Reps Vow To Investigate Toxic Fuel Importation
Femi Gbajabiamila

The House of Representatives on Thursday ordered an immediate investigation into the importation of toxic fuel and the roles played by regulatory agencies in the ports.

Adopting a motion for investigation, members of the House insisted that the act of importing toxic fuel was deliberate and should not be allowed to go unpunished.

The investigation is to cover the roles played by the NNPC Limited, the Nigeria Customs Service, Standard Organisation of Nigeria and other agencies that are supposed to play critical role in the importation and dispensing of the fuel.

Members of the Green Chambers insisted that those responsible for the importation should be brought to book, while efforts should be made to ensure that the nation’s refineries are working on other to stop importation of petroleum products.

The investigation is to ascertain the quality of petroleum products imported, ascertain whether importation, distribution and dispensing of the toxic fuel meets international standard.

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