Public Outcry As Fuel Scarcity Hits Lagos Badagry Area:- The greater part of the fuel stations in Badagry people group have shut as the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers of Nigeria suspended appropriation of fuel to the city.
Director, South-West Chapter of the association, Mr Tayo Aboyeji, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Badagry that the suspension was because of badgering and attack of its individuals by men of Customs and Army in the zone.
As indicated by him, NUPENG has guided its individuals to stop the dissemination of oil to Badagry until equity is finished.
He said NUPENG will be compelled to stretch out the suspension to Lagos in general if nothing to address the shamefulness was done to individuals.
“Damage to one is damage to all,” he included.
The executive said the traditions under the Joint Border Patrol tasks captured a tanker driver, who missed its way in Badagry and drove it to Nigeria Customs Service.
The traditions was of the Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘An’ in Ikeja.
“A tanker driver from Port Harcourt was sent to Badagry to convey oil to a station, sadly, he missed his direction and keeping in mind that requesting heading, the tanker driver was captured by the men of joint outskirt watch.
“The tanker was taken to FOU in Ikeja. I kept in touch with the Controller on the issue and met DC Enforcement on the issue and I was coordinated to the Officer in Charge of Legal issues in a similar office.
“OC Legal disclosed to me that he had not gotten the document from the joint watch activity office and vowed to call me later.
“Yet, shockingly, our requirement unit in Agbara halted a tanker to look at his paper to discover if its conveyance archives were flawless, yet there were mistakes in his records,” he said.
Aboyeji said the authorization group thought it was a taken item, including that they didn’t have the foggiest idea about that it was an item that was under scrutiny that had been offered to a purchaser.
“Imagining that it was a taken item, they drove it to Area K Police Command in Morogbo.
“I composed an appeal to the Lagos State Commissioner of Police as respect to the episode.
“Shockingly, troopers under the penetrating activity came to police headquarters beat my individuals and powerfully drove away the tanker with its substance.
“We later heard that the tanker was utilized to evacuate the oil of a filling station in Badagry that had been fixed since February 1.
“Both the items and the tanker have not been discovered, this isn’t done in an edified society, an item under scrutiny to be sold out simply like that,” he said.
In the mean time, all endeavors to get the Spokesman for FOU Zone An Ikeja, Mr Jerry Attah, to respond to the charges demonstrated fruitless as he didn’t react to calls and messages sent to him.