Fuel Scarcity Looms As PENGASSAN, NUPENG
Nigeria may confront petroleum shortage if oil laborers make great the danger of pulling back their administrations across the nation should the Federal Government demand enrolling representatives in the oil area on the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System.
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria and the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers made the danger in a letter routed to the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva.
The associations kicked against plans by the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation to enroll oil laborers on the IPPIS stage.
The letter, which was dated June 19, 2020, and located by our reporter in Abuja on Sunday, was mutually marked by the General Secretaries of PENGASSAN and NUPENG, Lumumgba Okugbawa and Olawale Afolabi, separately.
The associations said their fear regarding the IPPIS stage originated from the way that it disapproved the characteristics of the oil and gas part concerning aggregate dealing understanding and affirmed pay structure between the associations and the Federal Government.
“We repeat that mechanical harmony in the part can’t be ensured if the pay rates of our individuals are halted or if the usage is completed singularly without our information,” the associations said.
Afolabi additionally affirmed to our journalist that the associations would set out on mechanical activity if the administration ignores their solicitations.
He, nonetheless, said that no date had been fixed for the initiation of such activity as the associations were idealistic that the legislature would tune in to their requests.
The letter expressed that the associations were amazed that however the Federal Government as of late resuscitated the Government Integrated Financial Management Information System, where every influenced organization were as of now on, the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation despite everything demanded enlisting oil laborers on the IPPIS stage.
Depicting the IPPIS stage as faulty and tricky, the associations encouraged the oil priest to intercede in the issue to turn away emergency in the oil division.
Both oil associations focused on that they were depending on Sylva’s understanding in settling the issue.