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There Will Be Investigation In The Case of Adulterated Petrol in The Country

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Timipre Sylva has disclosed that there will be a thorough investigation in the unsafe quantity of methanol in petrol imported into the country.

Speaking on Wednesday during a media briefing after the Federal Executive Council meeting in the State House, he said the culprits will be made known after the investigations are concluded.

“There will be a major investigation to unravel everything. We need to get to the bottom of it before we can come back to tell you what will happen to the culprits,” the Minister said.

When asked if companies found culpable will be blacklisted, Sylva responded that the government is not in a rush to mete out any measures until the actual cause has been decoded.

Speaking concerning Nigerians whose cars were damaged after buying the fuel, the Minister said their situation will be put into consideration.

“We know that some people’s vehicles must have been damaged, that is also going to the taken into consideration in dealing with the situation,” Sylvia said.

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