The instruction, which only applies to filling stations in Borno, was provided by IPMAN there. Outside of Borno, each IPMAN member will continue to dispense and sell any available gasoline, diesel, and kerosene.
The Borno chapter of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has directed members to suspend all operations.
In a statement signed on Tuesday by Mohammed Kuluwu, IPMAN chairman in the state, the marketers were also ordered to suspend the payment of ordering products from source until further notice.
The association said the decision followed:-
“the critical situation as it affect our sourcing and selling of product at lost (sic) and the action of the authority to impose the selling of product at a lost price (sic) on our side