IPMAN hails resolution of PTD, Imo Govt face-off



The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has commended the Imo government and the Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) for the amicable resolution of the crisis between them.

IPMAN Chairman, Enugu Depot, Mr Chinedu Anyaso, commended both parties in an interview the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Awka.

Tanker drivers in the South-East zone had joined their in Imo in the strike protest the demolition of their ’s filling station state government.

NAN reports that the strike was suspended zone due the resolution of the face off between the PTD and representatives of the Imo government on Wednesday in Owerri.

The crisis had resulted in the scarcity of forcing marketers sell the product for between N200 and N350 per litre in the zone.

Anyaso commended the parties including Sen. Andy Uba, who facilitated the truce, for resolving the crisis which had brought untold hardship the residents 

He said the of distribution was immediate effect.

“IPMAN happy that the disagreement between the Imo government and PTD in the zone has been resolved.

“This decision as a result of the fruitful between the IPMAN, PTD leadership and the Imo government.

want appreciate the Imo government, PTD, Sen. Uba and all those who made it possible,” he said.

Mr  Peter Modebelu, PTD Zonal Chairman, also confirmed the suspension of the industrial action NAN.

have called off and have started moving products in the zone,” Modebelu said. (NAN)