The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas (NUPENG) have threatened to withdraw its services nationwide if the present National Assembly (NASS) fails to pass the Petroleum Industrial Bill (PIB) into law.
Speaking to pressmen in Lagos, the president of the union, Comrade Igwe Achese, disclosed this during a briefing tagged ‘What is the future of oil and gas sector?
He said, we will not use the word ‘strike’ to scare Nigerians but we will withdraw our services across the country if the 7th Assembly fails to pass the PIB that has become a recurrent decimal.
Igwe further revealed that the bill must be passed by the NASS and dispatched in order to ensure transparency in the oil and gas business.
“We are not joking with this issue and I hope strongly that the present assembly will do the needful,” he concluded.