By Yunus Yusuf
Members of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) have counseled a latest Appeal Court judgment in Abuja, which declared Chinedu Okoronkwo because the nationwide president of the affiliation.
The entrepreneurs gave the commendation in an announcement issued by their National Secretary, Alhaji Danladi Passali, after the National Executive Meeting (NEC) on Wednesday in Abuja.
Passali acknowledged that the brand new growth would handle the problems of misconduct and mismanagement, which they are saying, is at present rocking the affiliation.
He mentioned that Okoronkwo remained the substantive nationwide president of IPMAN based mostly on the Appeal court docket judgment within the go well with quantity: No CA/A/397/2014.
The Appeal Court re-affirmed the judgment of the Federal High Court judgment, Federal Capital Territory, within the go well with No FCT/HC/CV/1479/2016.
The decrease court docket in its judgment delivered on May 28, 2014, upheld the election of IPMAN National Executive committee, performed on May 10, 2014.
According to him, the curiosity of all members of the affiliation might be a prime precedence of the president.
The scribe mentioned that the judgment was a welcome growth to IPMAN members, and the oil and gasoline trade nationwide.
“The judgment will allow us keep the serenity we usually loved within the distribution and meting out of petroleum merchandise to Nigerians in all nooks and crannies of the nation.
“Now that Okoronkwo is on the IPMAN affiliation’s driver seat, members will get their allocation accordingly.
“The NEC has reached an settlement with Depot Owner and Petroleum Products Marketers Association (DAPPMA) for higher synergy in assembly product availability within the nation since DAPPMA has higher energy in storage.
“And IPMAN, which managed 80 per cent retailers, has the higher pattern in distribution and meting out in each city and hinterland within the nation,’’ Passali mentioned.