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Senate urges DPR to enforce ban on illegal cooking gas retailers

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The Senate has urged the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to clamp down on illegal roadside retailers of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG).

This, the Senate said was to enhance safety in the country.
The resolution was sequel to a motion moved by Sen. Ibikunle Amosun (APC-Ogun) during plenary on Tuesday.
The motion was “On the need to curb the rising cases of gas-related fire incidences, explosions, and deaths in Ogun”.
The upper chamber also urged DPR to step up the clampdown on illegal roadside retailers of LPG who operate without a valid license or who operate within residential areas.
The senate equally mandated its Committees on Gas, and Industries to investigate the cause(s) of the recent cases of Gas explosions in Ogun, other states, and the FC

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