The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers on Monday appealed to the NNPC to provide alternative loading depots for petroleum tankers to check the recurring gridlock in Apapa area of Lagos State.
The South-West Chairman of the union, Alhaji Tokunbo Korodo, said that the recurring gridlock in Apapa was because 90 per cent of petroleum products were stored in various private tank farms in the area.
“This is why all the adjourning routes to Apapa always experience traffic jams.
“The tanker drivers are always on queue waiting for their time to load the petroleum products stored in various farm tanks in Apapa.
“They occupy a lane out of the two-lane route until it is their turn to load. Read more