The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has suspended its arranged strike.
Tayo Aboyeji, the south-west zonal director of NUPENG, uncovered this on Sunday in a meeting with NAN.
The advancement comes around 24 hours after the association declared designs to set out protesting, over the “disgraceful condition of streets in the country”.
NUPENG had said the strike became vital on the grounds that it has lost numerous individuals and properties because of weather beaten streets.
In any case, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) had spoke to the association to hold the arranged strike as it will contrarily influence energy security.
Talking on Sunday, Aboyeji said the arranged strike by NUPENG and its offshoot affiliation — the oil big hauler drivers (PTD) — has been suspended in light of a legitimate concern for Nigerians.
Aboyeji additionally said the suspension of the strike will permit the public authority to resolve the issues raised by the association.
“The initiative of the association, after a short gathering with delegates of government, chosen to suspend the strike in light of a legitimate concern for the country,” he said.
“The gathering with the public authority keeps during the week with the affirmation that the association’s complaints will be decidedly tended to.”
Additionally, in an assertion endorsed by William Akporeha and Afolabi Olawale, NUPENG president and general secretary, separately, the association said the choice was taken after a gathering held with the NNPC the executives on Sunday.
“The administration of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers thusly declares the suspension of the planned withdrawal of the administrations of Petroleum Tanker Drivers prior booked to initiate 12 PM of Sunday, tenth October 2021 after the agreement came to with the Union by the administration of NNPC at a gathering held in Ibadan, Oyo State, today, tenth October 2021, and the normal result of the subsequent gathering that is planned to hang on Tuesday, 12 October 2021 in Abuja as contained in the dispatch gave today,” the assertion peruses.
“The suspension of our arranged activity is predicated on our conviction that the agreement came to with the public authority today, just as at meeting of Tuesday twelfth, October 2021, will be satisfied precisely.
“We wish to obviously spread the word about it for all benevolent Nigerians that have differently spoke to us on these issues that our arrangement was not planned to incur further torments for Nigerians, however to guarantee recognition of least security on our expressways to benefit lives and properties.
“We are very much aware of the effect our activities generally have on individuals, organizations and the country everywhere except we can’t keep on looking as things keep on deteriorating in our industry.
“In the light of the abovementioned, the Union won’t spare a moment to re-initiate the activity with next to no notification if the arrangement came to in these two gatherings are not completely carried out inside the time span concurred.
“With this, our Petroleum Tanker Drivers are therefore coordinated to keep offering types of assistance for the proficient and viable dissemination of oil based commodities to homes and work environments the nation over.”