Mera closes down 32 service stations for substandard fuel

Energy regulatory body, the Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (Mera) has closed down 32 fuel service stations across the country due to substandard fuel.

A service station

Mera chief executive officer Collins Magalasi said his organization was appalled that the service stations were selling substandard fuel but did not say where the service statiobs were getting the fuel from.

“Other service stations posed a health risk to customers, the staff and other people, this is why we closed them too so that they make improvements,” he said.

He said all service stations need to follow all procedures laid down by Mera if they are not to close.

He warned more service stations would be closed if they too do not improve on service delivery.

This comes barely weeks after newly appointed minister of Energy and Natural Resources Binton Kutsaira warned of closure of service stations that do not meet the required standards set by Mera.

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4444 Nooo
4444 Nooo
2 years ago

Sanatseke station, had it been these idiots from Mera wishes us all they would have listed the closed gas stations for our safe travel
You can notice here even the writer of this story is useless like his father Mera,
Don’t write issues here just to finish up our bundles, tell us facts, tell us the station names,explain to us what you mean by “Bad fuel
This one story is useless it doesn’t make sense.
Mawa report what is Real osati Bwelerazii.
As of now this one is fake News you have fed us.

Muntu
Muntu
2 years ago

What are you going to do with the substandard oil? If it cannot be upgraded, they will try to sell it somehow. In these days of corruption galore, what will stop the officials from taking bribes to have them reopened?
I’m reluctant to congratulate MERA before knowing answers y my questions.

Mr Truth Pains
2 years ago

Job well done Mera, these Fuel service stations mustn’t steal from us with substandard fuel. Let them pay for stealing from our hard earned money.

I salute u for this, Job well done Kasaira as a Minister. We don’t need ministers who just sit phwiiii in offices doing nothing but just accepting bribe while in office.

Keep it up minister Kasaira.

Agenda Setting Theory
Agenda Setting Theory
2 years ago

Who is the minister responsible for Malawi Police? It needs to be disbanded

MASO ENA
MASO ENA
2 years ago

WHICH STATIONS HAVE YOU CLOSED, AJA SASONKHA YA CONVENTION, BLUE NITE??

Charie
Charie
2 years ago

OKAY koma Mesa kwacha yagenako timphavu bwanji osatsitsako fuel?

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