AWKA—ANAMBRA State Government says it has been resolved that members of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, will call off their one-day solidarity strike today.
Commissioner for Public Utilities and Domestic Water Development, Obi Nwankwo announced this while briefing newsmen on the outcome of their meeting held at the Department of State Services, DSS, Headquarters, Awka.
“Both (Government and IPMAN) sides have agreed that within three weeks of this agreement, they will form a joint committee to discuss in details the issue of compensation and relocation of the two filling stations around which the strike revolve.”
IPMAN went on one-day solidarity strike in sympathy with two of its members whose filling stations were removed over poor location in Awka and Onitsha without compensation.
Mr Primus Odili, the Chief of Staff to Gov. Willie Obiano led the Anambra Government Delegation to the meeting hosted at the DSS State Headquarters, Awka.