The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), has restated that the seven-day ultimatum issued to Chevron Nigeria Ltd (CNL); and its service contractors to recall the 175 sacked contract workers was in force.
The National President of NUPENG, Mr Williams Akporeha; as well as General Secretary, Mr Afolabi Olawale, made the clarification in a statement on Sunday, August 23, in Lagos.
Both leaders were reacting to a report which quoted CNL management; as saying that it had engaged the union over the sacked workers.
They denied meeting with the management of CNL to dialogue over the sacked workers.
“No such meeting took place; the seven-day ultimatum remains intact.
“NUPENG urges members to ignore the report, continue to be on red alert; and mobilise for the impending strike at the expiration of the ultimatum,” the leaders said.