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NUPENG suspends loading of products from NNPC depots

17 September 2014, 20:53

Lagos -Members of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) on Tuesday suspended the loading of petroleum products from depots of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation nationwide following unresolved dispute on pension with the national oil and gas conglomerate.

Tokunbo Korodo, the South-West Chairman of NUPENG, said  the suspension commenced in the early hours of September 16 and would continue until the problem was resolved.

NUPENG and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria and the NNPC management had on September 15 failed to reach a compromise on pension issues.

Korodo said that the suspension was only from NNPC depots, adding that loading of petroleum products would still continue in private depots.

He said: “No tanker will go and load petroleum products at any of their depots as from Tuesday.

“We are still testing the ground now.

“If the situation remains the same, it will be a total suspension.”

Also read : NUPENG members strike over oil and gas workers sack

-    NAN

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