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    Exclusive: Why IPMAN is allowed to sale petrol N230 per liter in Zamfara



    Barr. Abdul Rasheed Haruna, Chairman committee on distribution, monitoring and sales of Petroleum in Zamfara state, give insight on why Independent Petroleum Marketters are allowed to sell the product at not more than N230 per liter in this Interview with Grassrootsafrica.

    There are different prices of petroleum at independent Marketters even though the State government has establishment your monitoring committee which you are the chairman.  Why?

    We have tackle the problem of hardships cause by Petroleum scarcity in Zamfara state because we have met with the members of Independent Petroleum Marketters Association of Nigeria IPMAN who are the major owners of these filling stations and discussed about these problems with a view to proper solutions and how best to address the issues.

    During the meeting, the Independent Marketters told us that they cannot sell the petroleum product at the official government rate of N165 per liter because they have no means of getting the fuel at the official rate not to talk of selling it at that price.

    Government now directed during the meeting that no matter what it takes, these marketters should not sell petrol above N230.

    Government again said ok, with these arrangements we are going to create a task Force to ensure the monitoring of all the agreement we have reached, that is how we arrive at the current rate of petroleum in Zamfara, why and how this committee comes into existence.

    Meanwhile all the major marketters are selling fuel at the official government rate, this is why you can see petrol everywhere.

    What is the relationship between your committees and the marketters?

    We maintain cordial relationship and I understanding, for example the IPMAN Chairman confirmed to me that the fuel they purchased Tuesday has an encreament of N9 per liter but they instructed their members not add anything else, not a single Kobo beside the additional N9 on each liter.

    This shows that the members of IPMAN are complying with the arrangements of government and are trying to ensure that people are not flung into more predicaments. If we say no there might not be petrol in the state because the major marketters cannot be able to provide adequately, the demand of the vehicle owners.

    But sometimes back, fuel was sold  in Zamfara state at the rate of N270 to N280 before the establishment of the task force on Monitoring, distribution and selling of Petroleum products in Zamfara state by the state government. 

    There were times when the pump price N270 from major Marketters as the fuel was not even there, so after our meeting with the independent marketters who have already stopped supplying fuel to the state and base on the understanding that surfaced from the meeting, they decided to continue with the supply.

    That is why we have different pump price of fuel, sometimes it’ll go up, sometimes it’ll come down. I bought fuel at N200 today, which is a good development

    What are your committees challenges?

    The challenges that we are facing as task force on Monitoring, distribution and sales of Petroleum products in Zamfara is, you know we are collecting all manifest of petrol sent to Zamfara,  I call the Chairman of IPMAN few hours ago to enquire about the quantity of fuel sent to the state, I realized that the shortage of the product in the state is drastically reducing.

    I understand from the manifest that even our Mega stations did not get the product Tuesday which is why the problem minimally persist.

    The IPMAN chairman explained that even the small shortage we experienced in the state is not cause by the marketters, he told me that it was only one of the deport in Lagos that supply fuel worked last Tuesday, even the Warri deport did not supply fuel Tuesday.

    So it is because of the epileptic function of the various deport supplying fuel to the nation that is the cause of problems of fuel in Zamfara.

    The good news is that we understand that there are ships on shore with the product coming into Nigeria which arrival we hope will subside the shortage.

    What did the marketters explained to convince the government that they are buying petrol at the exobitant rate?

    They said each liter cost about N175 naira without the transportation cost, so if they sale it at government rate, the money they spent is not recoup, with this realization they decided to fold their arms and stop supplying until the issues from the various deport are addressed, that was when rate skyrocket, we investigated and found that the fuel was sold N270 to N280 Naira per liter in states like Kaduna and Sokoto, so we said it should not exceed N230 here in Zamfara.

    What is your advice to the people of the State and the country in general?

    My advise to the people of the state is to be patient because our Committee is up and doing with a view to address hardship experience by the shortage of fuel, we are trying to make sure that it does not escalate.

    I am calling on the vast populace to think positively and pray for government because the government is doing everything possible to alleviate their sufferings.

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    Police ban durbur celebrations accross Kano State



    The Kano State Police Command has banned durbar celebrations across all 44 local government areas of the state for the upcoming Eid-el-Kabir. This decision was announced by the command’s public relations officer, SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, on Wednesday.

    According to Kiyawa, the command has put in place adequate security measures to ensure peace and order in all parts of the state before, during, and after the festive period. This is part of the command’s commitment to maintaining peace in conjunction with relevant security stakeholders.

    As a result of security reports and consultations with stakeholders, all durbar activities have been banned throughout the state for the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations. However, worshippers are advised to conduct their normal Eid prayers at designated Eid praying grounds.

    The command encourages collaboration and cooperation from all stakeholders to build a safer and more secure environment. The public is also urged to report any suspicious movements or items to the nearest police station or through the command’s emergency contact numbers: 08032419754, 08123821575, 09029292926, or through the NPF Rescue Me Application or social media platforms.

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    Chamama Real Estate and Property: Built on Integrity, Dedicated to Excellence



    In a world where trust is hard to come by, Chamama Real Estate and Property stands out as a shining example of integrity, honesty, and hard work. With a commitment to transparency and customer satisfaction, Chamama has established itself as a leader in the property market, under the visionary leadership of Chairman Alhaji Dauda Isma’il Mameh.

    Chamama real estate and properties limited’s dedication to integrity is reflected in every aspect of its operations. From property sales to rentals and management, the company’s team of experts works tirelessly to ensure that clients receive exceptional services that exceed their expectations.

    With a customer-centric approach, Chamama prioritizes the needs and goals of its clients, providing personalized solutions that cater to their unique requirements.

    Alhaji Dauda Isma’il Mameh’s leadership has been instrumental in fostering a culture of hard work, innovation, and excellence within the company. His dedication to excellence has earned him recognition as a respected figure in the industry, and his vision for Chamama has created a legacy of trust and reliability.

    At Chamama, we understand that property investments are a significant milestone in one’s life. That’s why we strive to make the process seamless and stress-free, providing guidance and support every step of the way. Our services include:

    – Property Sales: Find your dream home with our extensive portfolio of properties.

    – Rentals: Discover the perfect rental property that suits your needs.

    – Property Management: Let us handle the management of your property, so you can focus on what matters most.

    Join the Chamama family today and experience the difference for yourself. Contact us to discover how we can help you achieve your property goals.

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    Come and experience the Chamama difference. Let us help you build your dream!

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    Dauda Isma’il: A Beacon of Hope for the Masses



    Alhaji Dauda Isma’il, is a name synonymous with political sagacity, business acumen, and philanthropic endeavors. He has emerged as a shining star in the firmament of Nigerian politics and entrepreneurship.

    With a heart beats for the masses, Dauda Isma’il has dedicated his life to alleviating the sufferings of the common man, making him a beloved figure among the people.

    As a seasoned politician, Isma’il has consistently demonstrated his commitment to the welfare of the people, championing policies and initiatives that benefits people at the grassroots. His political ideology is rooted in the belief that government should serve the people, not the other way around.

    With a unique blend of vision, compassion, and leadership, he has inspired a new generation of politicians to follow in his footsteps.

    Beyond politics, Isma’il’s business prowess has created employment opportunities and economic empowerment for numerous individuals. His entrepreneurial ventures, spanning various sectors and as chairman of Chamama Real Estate and Properties, Chamama Motors, among others have contributed significantly to Nigeria’s economic growth and development in the areas of housing, automobile industries and many more. Yet, his success is not limited to his business accomplishments alone.

    Isma’il”s philanthropic efforts have touched the lives of countless individuals, providing succor to those in need.

    His foundation, Chamama foundation has established support in the education sector, healthcare, poverty alleviation and assisted significantly in assisting uncountable petty business owners making him a beacon of hope for many.

    His selflessness services and generosity have earned him widespread recognition and admiration.

    In a world where leaders are often driven by personal interests, Dauda Isma’il stands out as a rarity, a true servant-leader. His unwavering dedication to the masses has cemented his position as a champion of the people.

    As Nigeria navigates the complexities of development, Isma’il’s leadership, business acumen, and philanthropy offer a shining example for others to follow.

    Alhaji Dauda Isma’il’s remarkable journey serves as a testament to the power of compassion, hard work, and visionary leadership. As a political icon, business tycoon he continues to inspire and uplift the underprivilege, leaving an indelible mark on the fabric of Nigerian society.

    Alhaji Dauda Isma’il if given an opportunity to serve the people would Excel and Make a Lasting positive Impact by:

    – Listening to the people’s concerns and address their needs with empathy and understanding.

    – Utilize his business acumen to create sustainable economic opportunities and jobs.

    – Leverage his political expertise to drive policies that benefit the masses, not just the few.

    – Expand his philanthropic efforts to reach even more individuals and communities.

    – Empower the youth and women through education, skills development, and mentorship.

    – Foster collaboration and unity among diverse groups to build a stronger, more inclusive society.

    – Continuously seek feedback and adapt his approach to ensure the people’s needs are being met.

    With Mameh at the helm of Affairs, the people’s welfare would be his top priority, and his selfless leadership would inspire a new era of progress and prosperity!

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