Is NUPENG About To Shut Down Gasoline Stations As a result of Of #EndSARS Protests? Examine Out Its Assertion
File photograph: #EndSARS protesters
Following rumours that it’s about to close down gas statons, the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Pure Fuel Staff has cleard he air, stating that it didn’t order the shutting down of gas stations or oil installations.
It additionally confirmed solidarity in direction of the continuing protests towards police brutality and the extortion, allegedly perpetrated by members of the now-disbanded Particular Anti-Theft Squad.
In accordance with an announcement titled, ‘EndSARS: No organ of NUPENG ordered shutting down of gas stations or oil installations,’ on Saturday, the union joined the decision for police reforms.
The assertion signed by its Nationwide President and Normal Secretary, Williams Akporeha and Olamide Afolabi went forward to empathise with all victims of police brutality.
It learn, “NUPENG stands with Nigerian youths towards Police brutality and requires speedy and far-reaching Police reforms as our members are as effectively victims of Police brutality and abuses by means of extortion, detention, harassment and intimidation nationwide.
“In the meantime, no organ of our Union has ordered shutting down of gas stations or oil installations.
“We sincerely empathize with all victims of police brutality together with our members throughout the nation and we peacefully be part of all well-meaning Nigerians to say police brutality should cease!”
The #EndSARS protests have now stretched past every week, with aggrieved youths barricading main highways throughout the nation.