Abuja - Nigerians have been urged to brace for possible fuel scarcity as truck drivers embark on a nationwide strike on Tuesday, Naij has reported.
The strike, which follows a seven-day ultimatum issued by members of the Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF), will see the transportation of petroleum products come to a screeching halt across the nation.
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PEF's ultimatum, which involved the immediate payment of bridging claims and reduction of freight rate paid to its members, has resulted in frustration among drivers who have now accumulated outstanding claims as a result of non-payment.
Alhaji Kassim Bataiya, National President of NARTO, has since demanded that the management board of PEF commence full payment of all member claims with immediate effect.
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