Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Fuel scarcity looms as Tanker Drivers give 7-days Ultimatum to FG

The Petroleum Tanker drivers have threatened a strike action in seven days if government and major oil marketers fail to pay up the debts owed them for transporting petroleum products across Nigeria.

The Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) and Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) issued the warning after an emergency meeting of the association in Abuja on Tuesday, July 19.

“If by seven days from today all the authorities concerned do not come back to us and do what they are expected to do, we will withdraw our services meaning we will park our trucks in our garages and the trucks will not move anywhere.” a statement by the NARTO President, Kassim Bataiya read.


  1. This country ehn! If not Pegassan it's nupeng now, tanker drivers.

  2. They create a lot of chaos in the country.