BREAKING: Unions shut down NNPC offices nationwide


BREAKING: Unions shut down NNPC offices nationwide

Information reaching has it that oil workers have shut down the operations of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) nationwide.

The decision followed Tuesday’s unbundling of the corporation.

The Cable reports that members of staff and management of the corporation arrived their various offices on Wednesday morning only to discover that they could not gain entrance following the total strike.

The immediate impact of the strike will be nationwide fuel scarcity as products will not be lifted by NUPENG.

It is not expected to affect the crude oil export yet except the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) joins in solidarity.

It was gathered that at the end of the meeting, Group Executive Councils, GEC, sent this message to all members:

“The GEC of NUPENG & PENGASSAN at its meeting of 8th March 2016, which started at 10:00pm has extensively discussed the pronouncement of the GMD on NNPC UNBUNDLING.

"We observed that the GMD/HMSP totally disregarded due process and failed to engage STAKEHOLDERS. Hence, frommidnight today, ALL NNPC LOCATIONS will be SHUT DOWN COMPLETELY until further notice. Further directives will be communicated accordingly.”


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