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IPMAN Directs Members to Withdraw Service From Enugu NNPC Depot Over Invasion

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The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has directed members to quit their services with the  Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) loading depot in Enugu.

The directive followed the attack and invasion of the IPMAN secretariat in the Enugu depot by the Police.

The disclosure was made on Thursday in a statement by Alhaji Sanusi Fari, IPMAN National President.

The President said in furtherance that the attack and invasion were carried out with impunity and it was against subsisting court order.

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However, Enugu PPRO, through ASP Daniel Ndukwe opposed to the allegation.

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Rather, Ndukwe said that detectives from CID Abuja, were tripping to IPMAN’s office to serve invitation to the association members over a court matter.

Also related was a strike by petroleum tanker drivers in the South-East, the area which had been battling with an acute shortfall of petrol products, NAN recollected.

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The situation had increased the price of PMS in the area as a litre currently sells between N250 and N300 in most petrol stations.

Sanusi in his statement: “Sequel to this ugly development, the National Executive Committee of IPMAN has resolved and directed the withdrawal of our services at Enugu loading depot with immediate effect. ”

“This will stop our services to members of the public in Enugu, Anambra, and Ebonyi from Sept. 17 until the police illegality is reversed.” He added.

 

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