Privatising refineries’ll lead to job loss, NUPENG cries out


Published on November 1, 2016 by pmnews   ·   4 Comments



Jamiu Yisa

The Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, Lagos State chapter, has kicked against the planned privatisation of the nation’s refineries, urging the federal government to allow partnership with a view to rehabilitating and managing them.

NUPENG’s State Chairman, Tokunbo Korodo, said this while speaking on whether the FG should privatise or rehabilitate the refineries.

He said that any policy that would lead to job losses should not be supported, adding that more of government intervention ws needed.

According to him, “Any policy of government that will lead to job losses should not be supported. You will notice that some of the multinational oil companies are winding down and this is leading to more job losses. Over 3,000 workers have lost their jobs recently. This is why we need more…

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