The Comptroller Common of Customs Col. Hamid Ali, has suspended the availability of gasoline (diesel and petrol) to filling stations inside 20 kilometres to all Nigerian borders.
He gave this directive to all instructions by Chidi A, the Deputy Comptroller Common Enforcement, Inspection, and Investigation Customs, on Wednesday in Abuja.
The round, dated November 6, 2019, titled, ‘EII/2019/Round No. 027 Suspension of Petroleum Merchandise Supply To Filling Stations Inside 20 Kilometers To All Borders’, addressed to “all zonal coordinators, operation swift response, sector coordinator 1,2,3 & 4, customs area controllers, coordinators CGC strike force teams, coordinator, headquarters strike force teams and all marine commands, said, “The comptroller basic of Customs has directed that henceforth no petroleum merchandise regardless of the tank measurement is permitted to be discharged in any filling station inside 20 kilometers to the border.
“Consequently, you are to ensure strict and immediate compliance please.”