Connect with us


Fuel Scarcity Looms As PENGASSAN Shuts Operations Today



Free-flow of petrol products faces major disruption as Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) set to embark on industrial action.

This was contained in a circular signed by Comrade Lumumba Igbotemu Okugbawa, PENGASSAN’s General Secretary, and addressed to branch chairmen on Sunday.

According to the document, members of the association should withdraw service with effective from 12 midnight on Sunday and doing that will impede the distribution network of fuel.

“We refer to the above letter dated November 2nd, 2020 where we gave 7-Days ultimatum and further extension to the relevant government agencies and institution,” the circular reads in part, adding that “Regrettably and upon the expiration of the ultimatum, nothing concrete has been done with regards to the outstanding issues as enumerated in the letter.”

ALSO READ: ‘Indecent Dressing’: Islamic Scholar Wants Police To Arraign Actress Sadau Before Sharia Court

“In view of the above and with expiration of the ultimatum and subsequent extension, you are hereby advised to withdraw your services effective 12 midnight on Sunday November 8th, 2020.

“Please ensure that your Branch members fully comply with this directive while you await further directive.

“All zonal offices are to monitor compliance and report same to the National Secretariat.”


Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Trending News