Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has shut two petrol stations in Ilorin, Kwara State for allegedly under-dispensing to motorists.
The stations shut are NIPCO located on Ajase-Ipo road and Success and Regards operating on New Yidi road, which were discovered to have adjusted their metre downward.
The DPR Operation Controller in the state, Mr. Amos Jokodola, through the acting Deputy Manager, Retails Outlets, Mr. Ishola Joshua, announced the closure on Sunday during inspection of filling stations in Ilorin.
He summoned the management of both stations to appear before it and explain why they have decided to get involved in such sharp practice.
He also warned three other petrol stations in the metropolis to adhere to the rules and regulations of the department or be sanctioned.
Jokodola said that the agency would not hesitate to close down any petrol station found cheating motorists in the state. He also warned them against selling petrol above the official price.