There was pandemonium on Tuesday at the Warri Depot of the Pipelines Product and Marketing Company (PPMC) as members of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria and the Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) engaged in a free-for-all
Eyewitness told our reporter that scores of marketers and tanker drivers were injured during the scuffle, which a faction claim was instigated by the leadership of IPMAN and the PTD.
“Problem started when some community youths invaded the depot and attacked workers who were protesting against the leadership style of the IPMAN and PTD executive.”
Among those who sustained injuries were Messrs Pascal Okirika and Emma Kories.
Some of the aggrieved marketers who spoke with our reporter blamed the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, parent company of the PPMC for the clash.
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