Oil Workers Call Off Strike: Ngige, Ibe Kachikwu Sign Agreements With PENGASSAN



The Petroleum and Natural Gas staff association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has called off its nationwide strike following the signing of agreements with the ministry of labour, Neconde Energy and the ministry of state for petroleum resources.

PENGASSAN gave reasons for the strike which include anti-labour practices against some of its members by Indigenous Oil firms. 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.

Below is a photo showing Chris Ngige, Ibe Kachikwu, and representatives of PENGASSAN and Neconde Energy signing agreements at a meeting;



The management also agreed to allow the union to exist in the company. According to Pengassan National PRO, Fortune Obi, Minister of Labour Chris Ngige, agreed to endeavour to resolve anti-union posture by other indigenous companies and marginal field operators.