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OPC threatens to shut down NNPC depot over unpaid security contract

13 July 2015, 12:44

Lagos - Over 1 000 workers of the New Age Global Security & Surveillance, whose services were dispensed with in June by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) have threatened to seize the corporation’s depot at Mosimi, Sagamu in Ogun State, reports Daily Times.

Majority of the workers, who are drawn from the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), said the NNPC is owning them three months salaries before their contracts were terminated.

Also read: OPC members lead anti-Jega protest in Lagos

They claimed the corporation is owing them March to May salaries.

Lateef Lawal, the spokesperson of the aggrieved workers, noted that they will trek from Lagos to the NNPC Depot at Mosimi anytime from now to block the entrance into the depot and prevent lifting of fuel and other products to filling stations across the South West.

Lawal, who doubles as the Vice President of OPC, stated that the planned protest would be peaceful.

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