Oil workers on Tuesday ,outside the Port Harcourt Refinery complex, demanded the immediate sack of the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation NNPC,Mele Kyari, over alleged incompetence.
The workers under the unions,Petroleum Tanker Drivers,PTD arm of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers NUPENG, the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association,IPMAN, and the Independent Marketers branch of NUPENG are protesting the non functioning of the nation’s 4 refineries with no commitment towards bringing them back to life.
The Chairman of the IPMAN,Obele Ngechu said the GMD of NNPC should be sacked for his inability to fix the refineries.
On his own part, Johnbosco Bosco, Chairman of PTD,PHRC Unit, said the non functioning of the 4 refineries had brought untold hardship to over 10 million Nigerians who feed from the refineries and depots.
Also speaking, the Chairman of Independent Marketers branch of NUPENG,Uche Stanley vowed that the Union will down tools if their demand for the refineries to be fixed were not met by the Federal Government.