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PENGASSAN Suspends Nationwide Strike



FuelThe Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) on Wednesday in Abuja suspended its one-week strike.

PENGASSAN had embarked on an indefinite strike on July 7.

The president of the association, Johnson Olabode, announced the suspension at the end of its National Executive Council (NEC) meeting.

NEC met to appraise the industrial action after an extensive debate with the representatives of the Federal Government the following provisions were reached:

NEC in session, in conciliation of the issues during the meeting with the Federal Government has accepted to show understanding.

Two, NEC in session, in the spirit of patriotism has been satisfied with the outcome of the meeting with the Federal Government thereby suspend the current nationwide industrial action effective immediately.

The Association leadership hereby directs our members that from today July 13, everybody should return to their respective offices.

Olabode commended his colleagues for their struggle to move the association forward.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting was deferred to July 19 and 21 for the negotiations to be concluded.

Photo: NNPC

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) was established by the Federal Government of Nigeria in May 1976 to gather and distribute news on Nigeria and cover events of interest to Nigeria at the international level for the benefit of the Nigerian Media and the Public.


  1. @edDREAMZ

    July 13, 2016 at 2:54 pm

    Have never been following their strike problem, so technically i knw nothing about this news…..

  2. Prince

    July 13, 2016 at 5:35 pm

    After causing serious panic everywhere.

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