Fuel station owners split on new hours

2008-07-17 00:00

Local filling station owners appear to be divided on whether to support a proposal that they close shop at night as issues around the potential loss of sales and employment come to the fore.

Veniyak Maney of Maney’s Service Station said the exact opening and closing times will no doubt become a contentious issue as many filling stations gain significant revenue from minibus taxi drivers, who fill up late in the evening.

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