Governor Udom Emmanuel Intervenes on NUPENG/PENGASSAN and Universal Energy labour issues. Directs Nupeng/Pengassan to begin lifting fuel immediately
Governor Udom Emmanuel worried by the fuel scarcity occasioned by NUPENG/PENGASSAN strike over some labour issues with Universal Energy and the Domino effect it may potentially have on productivity and the socio-economic fortunes of the state, has intervened over the impasse.
Following the successful intervention, NUPENG/PENGASSAN has agreed to end the strike immediately and begin to lift fuel to petrol stations
Government has therefore, directed all petrol stations to resume selling petrol to consumers. Any petrol station that hoards petrol or engages in unwholesome activities will be sealed up or out- rightly demolished and the owners prosecuted for obstructing the free flow of economic activities.
Government expresses regrets over the suffering the good people of the state went through during the strike and appeals for calm and understanding.
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor and Senior Special Assistant, Media