Petroleum tanker drivers threaten strike over bad roads

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The Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) Warri Zone has given the Federal Government one-week ultimatum to rehabilitate the deplorable roads in the zone, failure of which they would embark on a one warning strike action.
The 1st deputy national chairman of PTD Comrade Lucky Osighe Osesua issued the threat at a Press Conference in the Warri Zonal office last weekend as he lamented the deplorable state of the roads which he said had led to the lost of lives members in road accidents and damages of their vehicles
He also noted that the intended strike action was as a result failed talks between the union and relevant authorities on the issue over the years.
He alleged that majority of the roads in the zones were impassable and were death traps, saying that the state of the roads was no longer bearable or manageable.
Speaking in the same vein, the Warri Zonal Vice Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, (NUPENG), Comrade Bello Aneru said, urged other unions and well-meaning Nigerians to support their course which noted was for the interest of all.
The one-week warning strike threat starts from Saturday October 3, 2020
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