The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says it has recovered 114,000 litres of petrol diverted by three filling stations in Yola, Adamawa.
Musa Akenn, DPR controller of operations in Adamawa and Taraba states, confirmed this to reporters in Yola on Friday.
Akenn said the recovered product was sold to motorists at official pump price of N86. 50.
Speaking on the development, Ibrahim Gayus, the secretary of the state Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), admonished its members to desist from the act.
Gayus urged the association to support the federal government’s efforts to ensure steady supply of the product nationwide.