- IPMAN has released an official statement urging its non-PVC employees to prepare to lose their salaries by the end of the month
- IPMAN’s Kano State Chapter Chairman Bashir Danmallam voiced the threat in a statement he issued on Friday, June 17
- Danmallam said in the statement,< /strong> that he was forced to make the statement by the union’s national president, Chinedu Okoronkwo,
Employee of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) could lose their salaries if they do not receive their Permanent Voter Card (PVC).
This followed previous instructions from IPMAN National President Chinedu Okoronkwo , which urged employees across the country to receive their PVCs before the INEC deadline of June 30.
The Guardian reports that in a statement issued Friday 18 June by IPMAN’s Kano Chapter Chair, Bashir Danmallam, salary conditions were mentioned.
Danmallam said the decision was made with Okonkwo directing him to make the statement.
“The club felt it was necessary to take action to ensure that all its eligible members receive the PVC so that they can exercise their civic responsibilities in the 2023 general election.”
“We are not saying that our members should vote for any particular candidate or political party, but our concern is that our members receive the PVC, because without it one cannot vote.
“Our members should feel free to vote for any candidate of their choice in any political party.
asks IPMAN INEC to extend PVC registration
IPMAN President also called on INEC to extend the registration deadline for PVC to allow many members living in remote areas and without access to the internet to register.
“The union is ready to open offices to facilitate registration, having provided similar assistance to the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC).
“It assisted the NIMC with computers for issuing National Identification Numbers (NIN ).
“Next to the federal government, our organization is the largest employer in the country. We urge INEC to consider the possibility of extending the registration deadline,” he stressed.
Danmallam then urged union members to take the opportunity to register their PVCs before June 30.
INEC makes new arrangements for PVC registration in 7 states after citizens mount a registration wave
The machines were deployed by the commission in the five states in the southeast – Abia, Imo, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu – Lagos and Kano.
According to INEC, the sudden turnout is more potential Registrants in some states across the country are overwhelming.
Fuel shortages: Nigerians will suffer more if FG N500bn fails to pay, says IPMAN
A recent update has revealed that only five percent of marketers are currently available to ben tin products.
Kano State IPMAN Chairman Bashir Danmalam announced that Nigeria is on the brink of a serious fuel crisis if precautions are not taken.< /p>
Danmalam called on the federal government to step in and help secure the payment of N500 billion to NMDPRA members.
< p>Source: Legit.ng