PENGASSAN Suspends Nationwide Strike

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has suspended its nationwide strike

The decision to suspend the strike followed the intervention of the Director of DSS, the Minister of Labour and Productivity, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources.

PENGASSAN giving reasons for the strike had earlier alleged anti-labour practices against some of its members by some indigenous oil companies.

The management of Neconde Energy Limited represented by its Medical Director and legal consultants offered a letter of recall to the sacked employees of the company.

The management also agreed to allow the union to exist in the company.

PENGASSAN National PRO, Fortune Obi who disclosed the decision to suspend the strike to Channels television added that the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige, therefore, agreed to endeavor to resolve anti-union posture by other indigenous companies and marginal field operators while a meeting was fixed for second week of January 2018 to look at the issues.

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