Fuel queues will now disappear in filling stations across Rivers State as the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has suspended its 12-day-old strike.

NUPENG had on June 9 embarked on an indefinite strike in solidarity with more than 150 of its members who were unlawfully sacked by five oil companies in Rivers and Bayelsa State.

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The Acting Eastern Zonal Chairman of NUPENG, Charles Aleto, announced the suspension on Monday night in Port Harcourt.

He directed petroleum tanker drivers to immediately commence the loading of petrol.

On his part, the National Industrial Relations Officer of NUPENG, Bassy Harry directed all petroleum deports to load trucks servicing Rivers State first before any other State.

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