Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State and Tanjer Drivers have reached a common ground to end the siege on the supply of petrol to the state.
This was after the governor held a meeting with the Petroleum Tanker Driver’s Association.
Giving a brief detail on the meeting, Uzodinma expressed the optimism that the siege will be called off, just as he urged citizens of the state to exercise patience with the situation.
He wrote on Facebook, “Arising from an interaction and dialogue with representatives of the Petroleum Tanker Driver’s Association and having arrived at a common ground, I am optimistic that our deliberations would yield positive outcome leading to a resolution to call off the week long siege on supply of Petroleum Products across the State and the entire South East.
“In the course of our interaction, I made it clear and absolute that my administration would partner with any agency or union that is ready to support our programs and policies for the interest and benefit of Imolites. I appeal to the people of Imo State to kindly exercise patience for this would be over in a short while.”