Oil Workers Suspend Strike
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) and Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) have suspended the strike after a meeting with the Federal Government on Wednesday.
The meeting which ended at 1am was attended by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, the oil unions and international companies.
They discussed issues on job security, casualisation of workers and improved welfare.
Dr Ngige appealed to the companies not to lay off workers as government is trying to make the environment more conducive for their businesses.