At Apata Omi- Adio axis of Ibadan, most filling stations were selling PMS, 170 per liter, and other shut their door to customers.
The officials measured liters of petrol with the official gauge to ascertain whether the commodity was being sold with the right measurement.
Speaking on the exercise, DPR, Controller, Ibadan Field Office, Mrs Comfort Ajayi said artificial scarcity in Ibadan for the past two weeks was as a result of anticipation that there would be increase on fuel pump price the dealers. Ko
Mrs Ajayi however advised Nigerians against stocking the commodity to avoid fire outbreak.
Two officers of the affected filling stations expressed why they were selling with the wrong gauge.
The Federal Government had last Friday refuted the increase in pump price and directed all marketers to revert to official pump price between 162 to 165 naira per litre