The Government of Edo State has announced that trucks carrying 334,027 litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) have been loaded in Lagos for distribution to oil marketers in the state.
The information was revealed in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Solid Minerals, Oil & Gas, Hon. Joseph Ugheoke, on Wednesday, in Benin City, the state Capital.
Contained in the statement, “PMS were loaded from depots in Lagos to major oil marketers in the state on Tuesday, January 9, 2018.”
Others oil marketers include: Mobil Ikpoba Hill, Lower Siluko and Sapele Roads 33, 000 litres; and Mobil Akpakpava, Murtala Mohammed Way, Ugbowo and Upper Siluko Road 10,000 litres each.
Sources of the products are depots in Apapa, Lagos.
Meanwhile, the ministry had earlier warned marketers not to sell PMS above the government approved price of N145 per litre.