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PENGASSAN shutdowns PPPRA offices due to appointment issues

23 February 2016, 21:34

Abuja - The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria has allegedly shut down offices of the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency across the country, Punch reported.

PENGASSAN has done because of issues bordering the appointment of an acting executive secretary for the agency.

According to reports, trouble started at the agency after a worker was sent on a official assignment to Lagos and had not been appointed as staff of the agency.

Also read: 2 Niger Delta refineries shut down after attacks on pipelines 

This prompted workers from PENGASSAN to shut down offices of PPPRA across the country.

PENGASSAN Chairman, Mr Victor, confirmed the shut down and stated that it was not correct for a person outside the agency to be brought in to handle agency matters.

Operations however will remain shut until an agreement has been reached.

For more on this story visit Punch


- News24


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