The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), has vowed to kick against any restructuring in the oil and gas industry that will have a negative effect on its members and anything that could make the workers redundant.
President of PENGASSAN, Comrade Francis Olabode Johnson who made the vow in his post election speech after his re-election in a keenly contested election reiterated that security of his members’ jobs would form the fulcrum of his regime.
He said, “Under no guise will we allow our members to lose their jobs. We will fight any form of unprocedural redundancies or restructuring that affects our members.
“We are ready to collaborate with the government and other agents towards the development and growth of our industry.”
Comrade Johnson in the election at the association’s triannal delegates Conference in Abuja defeated two other contestants Comrade Mohammed Saleh of NAPIMS and Comrade Eze Emmanuel Eze of NPDC.
The incumbent Deputy President, Comrade Jude Nwaogu lost his position to Comrade Frank Ufuoma Esanubi from Chevron who beat the incumbent, while the National Industrial Relations Officer, Comrade Ndukaku Ohaeri from NLNG was reelected after defeating Comrade Elo Victor-Ogbonda former Port Harcourt Zonal Secretary.