In a press statement, the Rivers State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), a Superintendent of Police (SP), Grace Irine-Koko said that the Command decided to correct some wrong impressions on steps taken by the Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Friday Eboka to ensure there was no strike and that the state has its petroleum supply.
Robert Obi, Cross River Chairman, IPMAN, made the threat on Friday in Calabar in an interview with newsmen.
Chinedu Anyaso, IPMAN Chairman, Enugu Depot Community in charge of Anambra, Ebonyi and Enugu States, said this.
He spoke before the House of Representatives special ad hoc committee investigating petroleum products subsidy.
The marketers also asked the Corporation to be competitive and efficient in its operations going forward in order to achieve the aim of the transition and for the benefit of the nation.
Akin Akinrinade, Chairman, IPMAN, Lagos Satellite Depot, Ejigbo, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria.
Akeem Balogun, Secretary, IPMAN, Lagos Satellite Depot, Ejigbo, made the disclosure in an interview on Friday in Lagos.
A News Agency of Nigeria correspondent who monitored the situation reported that the fares were increased by between N100 to N150, depending on the route.
Akin Akinrinade, Chairman, IPMAN, Lagos Satellite Depot, Ejigbo, confirmed the development to newsmen in Lagos.
This came on the heels of an earlier directive by IPMAN’s National President, Chinedu Okoronkwo, asking its employees nationwide to obtain their PVCs, before the expiration of INEC’s June 30 deadline.
IPMAN President, Chinedu Okoronkwo, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday.
NMDPRA said out of the N58 billion, about N34 billion went directly to members of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN).
To avoid this, the petrol marketers association asked the Federal Government to prevail on the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority to pay its members their outstanding bridging claims amounting to over N500 billion.
Bridging claims is the cost of hauling petroleum products from refineries and depots to fuel stations.
The group also commended the NNPC and NMDPRA for demonstrating transparency, promoting accountability and also for their pragmatic response in ensuring that Nigerians have sufficient supply of petrol despite the disruption in some parts of the country.
Egele was said to have been abducted by gunmen at his resident in Jattu, Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo Monday evening while his driver was killed in the process.
The command’s spokesman, SP Kontongs Bello, confirmed the death to the News Agency of Nigeria in Benin on Tuesday night.
Chinedu Okoronkwo, National President, IPMAN, disclosed this on Tuesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Egele popularly known as Baba Petrol was abducted on Monday evening while his driver was killed in the process.
IPMAN President, Chinedu Okoronkwo, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday.