FILLING STATIONS SHUT DOWN IN RIVERS OVER NUPENG STRIKE

Filling stations in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, have begun strike over the arrest of some tanker drivers and seizure of their vehicles.

The majority of the filling stations were said to have stopped dispensing fuel to motorists and other consumers since midnight on Tuesday after another tanker was said to have been seized by the State Task Force on illegal parking.

Our correspondent, who monitored the situation in Port Harcourt on Wednesday, observed that Tonnino Filling Station, Jet and Royal Dynasty on Ada George Road were all shut down.

Also, Eterna filling station located along Peter Odili Road was also shut down.

Details to follow…