Jigawa govt bans sale of petrol in jerrycans


The Jigawa State Government has banned the sale of petrol products in jerrycans or any other containers across the state.

This was contained in executive order No. 001 of 2021 signed by the state governor, Muhammad Badaru Abubakar.

The order said, “all petrol stations in the state are prohibited from selling more than 60 litres of petrol in any container, jerrycan, or vessel to an individual except corporate bodies”.

It added that all hawkers of petrol except licensed stations are prohibited from having in their custody more than 60 litres of petrol at any given time.

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“Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the constitution as the Governor of the Jigawa State I hereby prohibit the sale of petrol more than 60 litres in any container except corporate bodies”

It said the move will help the state government in its efforts to protect the lives and properties of its citizens.

It was reported that the state government had earlier restricted the movements of commercial motorcycles from 10:00 pm to 6:00 pm

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