From David Hassan Gombe
Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) Gombe field office said arrangements have been concluded to sanction illegal operators of Liquor Petroleum Gas, LPG, without licenses.
The Operation Controller, Alhaji Abdullahi Abawa made this known to journalists yesterday in Gombe while conducting an inspection of some sheds of LPG to see things for himself.
He called on the general public operating illegal LPG businesses without licenses to avail themselves at the DPR office for proper documentation.
According to him, operators of LPG in the state are advised to acquire licenses to enable them have free access to pumps while filling Gas cylinders to the public.
He warned them not to fill gas cylinders without following proper channel saying it may cause harm than good to the people.
“DPR will not tolerate this illegal act allowing such things to happen because illegal LPG’s that sell to the people may Bomb and destroy the lives of Nigerians,” the controller said.
He urged LPG operators operating within Bauchi Park in Gombe to relocate their businesses in order to protect the lives and properties of the people.