According to him, the marketer engages in selling the product to black market operators late at night and has been warned several times to no avail.
Chiroma said the joint task force with members drawn from all security agencies had no option than to confiscate the commodity and dispense it free to motorists.
He said the task force may dismantle the station’s service pumps as a stiffer sanction to serve as deterrent to other petroleum marketers.
Chiroma stressed that the measure was part of efforts to end the worsening fuel crises in the country.
NAN reports that the DPR had earlier sold off 17,700 litres of petrol to motorists in Zaria and Kaduna found hoarded in three filling stations.