NUPENG CONGRATULATES NEW IPMAN PRESIDENT

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NUPENG CONGRATULATES NEW IPMAN PRESIDENT

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) congratulates the new President of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Chief Obasi Lawson and wish him a successful tenure in office.

The Union expresses its appreciation to the intervention of the Police, the Department of State Security in the resolution of the crisis that hitherto bedeviled the association over its leadership crisis.

The Union states that it will continue to partner and collaborate with the security agencies in making sure that petroleum product are delivered to their destinations.

NUPENG therefore suspend its proposed nationwide strike over the crisis and will ensure smooth delivery of petroleum products to all parts of the country.

The Union stresses that it believes in the rule of law and that is why it demanded that the judgment of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, recognizing Chief Obasi Lawson as the President of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association must be respected.

NUPENG therefore wishes the new IPMAN President, Chief Obasi Lawson the best as he pilots the affairs of the association to greater heights and put the necessary machineries in motion to restore credibility to the body.

Isaac O. Aberare

General Secretary

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