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EndSARS: NUPENG denies ordering shutdown of oil installations

The leadership of NUPENG has dispelled the rumour making the rounds that it ordered the shutting down of fuel stations and oil installations nationwide in solidarity with the ongoing EndSARS protest.

NUPENG in a statement titled “No organ of NUPENG ordered shutting down of fuel stations or oil installations” signed by its president and general secretary, Williams Akporeha and Olawale Afolabi, respectively, on Saturday, however, stated its support for the Nigerian youths.

“NUPENG stands with Nigerian youths against police brutality and call for immediate and far reaching police reforms as our members are as well victims of police brutality and abuses through extortion, detention, harassment and intimidation nationwide.

“Meanwhile, no organ of our union has ordered shutting down of fuel stations or oil installations.”

The union expressed empathy with all victims of police brutality, including its members across the country, adding “we peacefully join all well meaning Nigerians to say POLICE BRUTALITY MUST STOP!

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