The Police in Ilorin have waded into the feud between the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) and members of the Kwara State Branch of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN). The Head of Operations of the DPR office in Ilorin, Mr Ibitayo Oyedele, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Ilorin.
He said that the Controller of the DPR in the state, Mr. Philips Salvation, had petitioned the police and the DSS over an alleged manhandling of some DPR workers by IPMAN members. According to him, the Police have invited some officers of IPMAN for questioning on the development.
NAN recalls that both DPR and IPMAN members have been at loggerhead since 2015 when the DPR controller refused to allow them to sale fuel above the approved pump price of N86.50.