IPMAN suspends strike; calls for immediate opening of filling stations.

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Rising from crucial meeting between the Independent Petroleum Product, Association of Nigeria, Imo State chapter and the Department of of Petroleum Resources at the instance of the Imo State Government represented by the Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere, the area of disagreement between the two bodies have been resolved and Gas Stations.

Based on the above resolution, the Chairman of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, Imo State Chapter, Chief C. C. Amadi has directed all members to open their Gas Stations to open with immediate effect.

It will be recalled that the IPMAN had gone on a protest strike over the disagreement with DPR over disparity in pump in price. The Independent Marketers had alleged that buying prices of the products are higher from that of PPMC and therefore cannot sell at the same price because of the difference.

Meanwhile, Deputy Governor has also advised the two bodies to open up a mechanism for constant communication since the problem was due to lack of communication between the two bodies.Therefore, the good people of Imo State are hereby called to be calm and be rest assured that the stations will be open for them to get PMS and other petroleum products.



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