The lingering leadership crisis of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) for nearly two years has contributed maximally in the current petroleum product scarcity.
The rivalry between two IPMAN national factions has crippled the importation and distribution of petroleum products in Nigeria especially by the members of the independent marketers who control about 80 per cent of the fuel distribution network .
In his resolve to end the current fuel scarcity, the petroleum minister, Ibe Kachikwu has inaugurated IPMAN Reconciliation/Interim Management Committee to resolve crisis which has bearing on the petroleum product scarcity.
The Secretary of the Committee, Lawson Ngoa in a statement yesterday heaped the blame for the petroleum product scarcity on the door step of leadership tussle in IPMAN. Read more