Petrol drivers accuse customs of extortion, illegal detain of trucks

Wed Feb 19th, 2020 - Jigawa

Fuel scarcity maybe looming in Kano as petroleum tanker drivers vowed to embark on industrial action over alleged extortion and harassment of men of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).

Besides, the tanker owners accused Customs of detaining their trucks illegally with full loaded products in Kano, Jigawa and Katsina, thereby frustrating supply of the product in the Northwest.

Speaking with Journalists in Kano, Zonal Chairman, North West, of National Association of Tankers Owners (NATO), Alh. Sani Danfulani lamented that Customs has decided to go spew with unclear mission to indiscriminately impounding their trucks loaded with products worth millions of naira without recourse to economic consequences.




source: Guardian