ERC Closes Ronald Kidero’s Petrol Station in Ridgeways

ERC Closes Ronald Kidero’s Petrol Station in Ridgeways

The Vitality Regulatory Fee (ERC) has shut down a petrol station connected to the son of former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero, Ronald Odhiambo Kidero adhering to statements of storing adultered gas.

The regulation authority has on a momentary basis closed Ridgeways Shell petrol station alongside Kiambu Highway, Nairobi and place a warning evaluate close to indicating there will be no pursuits there.

This was despite an get issued in courtroom on Friday stopping the officers from closing it.


The motion was taken hours soon after, Ronald denied in court storing substandard petroleum products which do not satisfy top quality criteria as set by the Kenya Bureau of Benchmarks (KEBS).

He was billed with staying in possession of 14,000 litres of petrol and 28,000 litres of diesel all of which were being substandard.

“On August 3, 2018, at Ridgeways Shell petrol station, along Kiambu Road in Nairobi, the accused, jointly with other individuals in advance of Court was uncovered to have stored petroleum products namely diesel and motor auto gasoline in two petroleum storage tanks,” the cost examine.

On Saturday, Odhiambo pointed out that the shift to near his station was wrong and destructive.

He also indicated he would challenge the shift insisting he complied with all requirements of dealing with the products.

This is not the initial time that the fuel station has been shut down, in 2016 Vivo Strength Kenya closed the station subsequent studies of ATM card skimming at the outlet.

Attendants utilised a skimmer to obtain information from motorists’ debit and credit rating cards which they afterwards employed to replicate ATM playing cards and withdraw income illegally.



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