Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says it is intensifying monitoring and surveillance to curtail excesses by petroleum marketers ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to Kano.
The President arrived the VIP Wing of the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport on Wednesday morning to commence the working visit.
Buhari pledged that prison reforms and decongestion would continue to receive prompt attention from his administration.
Also speaking, Kano State Governor, Alhaji Abdullahi Ganduje, charged the inmates to be of good conduct when they reunite with members of their families and the society at large.
Earlier at the Emir's palace while on a visit to the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, Buhari said, "I know Kano people are aware of the tremendous job we did on security and agriculture".
The president also gave the inmates an undisclosed amount of money to transport themselves to their respective homes.
The President is expected to commission some multi-billion naira projects including two general hospitals, underpass and a 21.1 kilometer dual road.
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