Lagos - The Amalgamated Consumer Coalition
Enforcement Association (ACCEA), a non-governmental organisation, has bemoaned
the strike by unions in the petroleum industry as causing unnecessary hardships
on consumers in Anambra State.
The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of
Nigeria (IPMAN) and Petroleum Distributors Association of Nigeria (PEDAN)
engaged on the strike demanding better working conditions.
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“The action of the petroleum marketers is unprovoked,
reckless and a blackmail on the consumers who are paying for the sins of
exploitative unions who do not care about others,” said ACCEA President, Ikpedi
“How can we explain a situation where the petroleum
dealers stopped sales without warning just because their colleague had issues
with officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps?” asked
He called on IPMAN and PEDAN to call off the
- CAJ News