Chevron: NUPENG Insists On Ultimatum

Yemisi Izuora

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.

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