Kebbi State Governor Alhaji Sa’idu Usman Dakingari has urged the newly elected leadership of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria [IPMAN] to exhibit honesty, accountability as well as promoting unity among the members when discharging their civic responsibilities.
He made this called yesterday, when the new ExCo paid him a courtesy visit at the state’s liaison office, Abuja, adding that their responsibilities is more important than any other thing, while urging them to work collectively with relevant agencies and departments in the petroleum industry and put the nation first in the discharge of their duties.
In a press statement, signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Mu’azu Dakingari, said the governor commended IPMAN for the availability of petroleum products in the country and assured them of his support and cooperation to ensure their success.
Responding, the National President of IPMAN, Elder Chineu Okoronkwo thanked the governor for accommodating them and the support given to their members in the state, adding that IPMAN has planned to establishes two refineries in the country, which according to him, would be located in Bayelsa and Kogi states .
‘’The decision to establish the refineries is part of the contribution of the association to reverse the current trend of fuel importation into the country’’ he stated.