Breaking News: Petroleum Marketers Announce Date to Close Down In Southeast State, Gives Reason

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The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Enugu Depot Community, says all outlets will be shut down on Thursday, November 4.

According to report reported that the marketers advised motorists and those on election duty in Anambra to buy sufficient petrol on Thursday before the outlets are closed.

Anyaso said the decision to close outlets follows the Anambra state government’s declaration of Thursday and Friday as work-free days to enable workers to go to their voting locations, The Cable also stated.

The chairman urged marketers to allow their staff and pump attendants who were eligible voters to travel and exercise their civic duty.

He gave assurance that there was enough supply in Anambra and that those who required products should go to any outlet and purchase to avoid being stranded on Friday, November 5.

His words: “We are law-abiding citizens, the state government and security agencies have announced various measures to enable people to participate in the election including work-free days and statewide lockdown.

READ ALSO: IPMAN begs South East governors to intervene as fuel scarcity hits region

Anambra election: Obiano declares Thursday, Friday as public holiday

According to Leakblast.com earlier reported that with less than three days to the Anambra state governorship election, the southeast state government declared Thursday, November 4, and Friday, November 5, as work-free days.

This was disclosed in a statement signed by Harry Udu, the state head of service, on Wednesday, November 3, in Awka, the state capital.

The decision approved by Governor Willie Obiano is to enable residents to move to the locations where they are registered to cast their votes on Saturday, November 6. Similarly, Anambra police command said there would be a total lockdown from Thursday to enable the officers to take control of the space and deal with situations promptly.

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