Welcome Discussion Buhari, Okowa Desire Labour Unions


… As NUPENG Commemorates 40 th Anniversary.

President Muhammedu Buhari and Guv Senator Ifeanyi Okowa have actually ensured labour leaders of flexibility of association prompting them to welcome discussion instead of fight in fixing commercial conflicts.

Speaking on Thursday in Abuja at the 40 th anniversary event of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Gas Employee (NUPENG) which has the style “Nigeria Oil & Gas Employees; The Other Day, Today and Tomorrow” President Muhammadu Buhari who was the Unique Visitor Of Honour, kept in mind that his administration thinks in constitutionality specifically as it connects to Area 40 of the Constitution which offers space to flexibility of association


Chairman of the Event, Former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, General Yakubu Gowon (ideal ); Delta State Guv, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa (left); Associate Prince Williams Akporeha (second left) and his other half, throughout the 40 th Anniversary of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Gas (NUPENG) in Abuja.

The President.represented by Honourable Minister of Labour and Work, Senator Chris Ngige, admired NUPENG for its contributions to the development of the oil and gas market in Nigeria and the actualisation of June 12 required applauding Trade Unions for their function in the defence of democracy.

He ensured that the Petroleum Market Costs prior to the National Assembly will be offered fast factor to consider once the National Assembly passes the Costs.

Reassess anti-corruption techniques, restriction security vote, Buhari informed.

Guv Okowa kept in mind that labour leaders have actually attained more utilizing discussion instead of fights in dealing with concerns, worrying “I think that the very best unionists are those who discover to take part in discussion and to that level i should value all the unions in Delta State for partnering with us through discussion to assist us obtain peace and combine on the gains that have actually been made by previous administrations in our dear state”.

” Unionism is excellent and it is something that should be motivated as a country and in the different markets because without unions there will be mayhem in work locations. NUPENG is strong in promoting the well-being of her members however we should have it in mind that as a union we have a great deal of function to play in the affairs of the country whenever we collect to talk about”, the guv included.

While congratulating NUPENG on its 40 th anniversary events, Guv Okowa applauded the organisation for its maturity in dealing with labour concerns mentioning “NUPENG has actually been a really affordable union in the course of administering her members in this country due to the fact that there are some individuals when they do understand that they are a really essential organisation as a union they can utilize it really mistakenly to hold the country to ransom however that has actually not been the drive of NUPENG and we thank God for that which is why unions should partner with those in federal government in Nigeria in the interest of our country,”.

Chairman of the ocassion, General Yakubu Gowon in his welcome address admired NUPENG for her function in the advancement of the oil and gas sector in Nigeria and advised NUPENG to attend to image difficulties dealing with the union as a lot of Nigerians see the union as a really effective union that can hold the entire country to a dead stop over commercial strikes. He remembered NUPENG’s contribution to combating for the development of democracy in Nigeria including that the nourishment of Nigeria economy depends mostly on NUPENG’s contributions to the development of the oil sector which stays mostly the nation’s source of earnings.

Ealier President of NUPENG, Associate Williams Akporeha stated the union has actually contributed tremendously not just to the development of the economy however in the enthronement of peace and advancement of the Nigeria’s democratic experience in the last 4 years. He kept in mind that casualisation in the oil and gas sector is threatening the presence of the union as both regional and foreign business in Nigeria.