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By Sammeni Kamsobbi

The Adamawa state government has moved to reslove the impasse between the Nigeria Customs Service and the state chapter of the independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, (IPMAN) that led to fuel scarcity in the state.

This has become necessary to ease hardship that trailed the impasse, which led to hike in fare of transportation in the state following directive from IPMAN for it's members to close down station Until faceoff between it and Nigeria Custom Service is addressed.

The face is said to be as a result of alleged intimidation of members of the oil marketers and illegal seizure of tankers and petroleum products in the state, leading the association to shut down all filling stations across Adamawa.

Though the action of the Custom officers may not be unconnected to efforts being made to stem illegal diversion of oil products by the marketers.

However, the action by the oil marketers has continued to affect both domestic and commercial activities.

Worried by the development, emergency meeting with the parties involved among other relevant stakeholders has been summoned at the instance of the Adamawa state government to broker peace and ensure normalcy is returned and fuel sold at all the filling stations across the state. 

The Comptroller of Custom Adamawa-Taraba Command Garba Bashir and the state secretary IPMAN Abdulmalik Bello described their deliberations as productive, assuring that things will soon go back to normal for the interest of Adamawa and it’s citizens.

Correspondent reports that motorists have been forced to resort to black marketers to get fuel at an exorbitant rate.

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