NPDC Workers Protest Transfer of OML 42 In Benin

NNPC-oil-gas-workersStaff of the Nigeria Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) in Benin City are calling for a reversal of the sale and transfer of operatorship of Oil Mining Licence (OML) 42 from a private company known as Neconde.

The workers, who took a peaceful protest round the company office along Sapele Road in Benin City the Edo State capital, in a statement made available to Channels Television alleged that the process of sale and transfer of the licence was shrouded in secrecy and did not follow due process.

The statement, signed by the Chairman of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), NPDC branch, also noted that all attempts to get the management to revisit the transfer process proved abortive.