Petroleum Marketers in Rivers State have said it will now continue operations in the state, following the approval by the state government.
In a statement by the state Chairman of Petroleum Products Retail Outlets Owners Association of Nigeria PETROAN, FRANCIS DIMKPA, the Rivers state government said there is no ban on lifting of petroleum products from depots and other receptacles.
DIMKPA said petroleum stations will be operating on skeletal services, as he said members are at liberty to open and dispense to customers while observing the necessary health measures ranging from nose mask, hand glove, social distancing, regular hand wash for both staff and customers.
He advised that all members of PETROAN should always be with their PETROAN identity cards and
ensure to abide by the closing time as stipulated by the state government, as they pledge their full support for the state government in the fight against COVID-19.