The National Union of Petroleum and Gas Workers (NUPENG) has announced the suspension of the proposed strike by its affiliate members, Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD).

The strike, which would have commenced on Monday, October 11, 2021, was called off due to the intervention of the Federal Government.

According to NAN, this disclosure was made by the South-West Zonal Chairman of NUPENG, Mr Tayo Aboyeji, during an interview on Sunday in Lagos.


What the South-West Zonal Chairman of NUPENG is saying

Aboyeji said that the suspension is to allow Union’s representatives and that of government to address the knotty issues at stake.

He said, “The leadership of the union after a brief meeting with representatives of government decided to suspend the strike in the interest of the nation.

“The meeting with the government continues during the week with the assurance that the union grievances will be positively addressed.’’