BREAKING: Restive Port Workers Ground Activities At Apapa Tin-Can Port

 

But as usual, customs wanted to stop them for another round of check and it resulted in several gunshots in which one person was shot on his leg, which was eventually amputated in the hospital on Friday morning.

Report reaching Pegasus Reporters say that there is tension with the port town of Apapa/Tincan and that vehicular movement are been impeded by sporadic shooting by members of security agencies involved in a disagreement that started yesterday.

*Tin Can Container Terminal

Our sources said that the clashes are between Nigerian customs, FOU and Strike force Units and clearing Agents. The report said that yesterday at Mile 2, the Nigerian Customs officers from FOU, Strike force and Comptroller General Squad attempted to apprehend a 2019 model Toyota Corolla.

The report also indicated that the said vehicle had earlier been duly exited from the PTML terminal at Mile 2 after payment of customs duty and all other taxes.

But as usual, customs wanted to stop them for another round of check and it resulted in several gunshots in which one person was shot on his leg, which was eventually amputated in the hospital on Friday morning.

This information was is said to have agitated his colleagues who decided to stop all activities in all the PTML terminals by chasing all customs officers out of their offices.

As at the time of this report, although mobile policemen have been drafted to control the restive worker, the situation is still not calm.

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