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JUST NOW!! CRUTECH-Alumni President Emerges As Chairman of PENGASSAN

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JUST NOW!! CRUTECH-Alumni President Emerges As Chairman of PENGASSAN


Comrade Eyam Abeng was sworn in as Acting Chairman of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), Lagos Region, by the National President of the Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH) Alumni Association.

PENGASSAN’s ZONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF LAGOS (ZECOM) made this known through a release signed by the outgoing Zone Chairman, Comr. After the ZECOM emergency conference, which took place practically due to COVID-19 limitations, Simon Onovae.

With this promotion to Lagos Zone Acting Chairman, Comr. Eyam is now a member of the PENGASSAN World Wide Central Working Committee, a member of the National Executive Council (NEC), and a member of the NNPC PENGASSAN Executive Committee Group.

The release clarified that this development is in accordance with the PENGASSAN constitution following the former Chairman’s promotion to a Managerial Cadre at his primary place of assignment (NNPC), which is considered beyond the scope of membership in the Association.

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The release further maintained, “In line with Rules 4.3 (ii) and 15.12.2 (iii) of the PENGASSAN Constitution 2019, an official of the Association is expected to relinquished his position and membership one month after his promotion out of the categories allow in the Association,”

In his remark, Comrade Eyam expressed his unreserved gratitude for making his elevation possible to God Almighty and his dear colleagues of the Lagos Zone and called it the Consolidation Agenda, which is aimed at strengthening the good works of the current Chairman of the Zone, Comr. From Simon Onovae.

I thank Comrade Festus Osifo, the President of PENGASSAN, for his constructive and visionary leadership.
Former Deputy President of PENGASSAN, Comrade Frank Esanubi, for his self-service and pragmatic leadership,
Comrade Simon Onovae at all times for promoting team work and team spirit, Comrade Ibe Billy, NAPIMS Branch Chairman for Mentorship and Guidance, and all ZECOM, ZEC and NAPIMS Branch members. I am equally grateful to the NNPC PENGASSAN Family, all PENGASSAN Lagos Zone elders and leaders.

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He assured the Zone of its determination to uphold the PENGASSAN Constitution, to provide efficient, open and transparent leadership where the welfare of the zone’s members remains a priority at all times.

Until his inauguration as Acting Chairman, Comrade Abeng was a NNPC Network Architect and still served his first three-year term as PENGASSAN’s Vice Chairman of the Lagos Region, a role he won with a landslide following a heavily contested election on 28 July 2020.

In the most important field of the country’s economy, PENGASSAN is a very well-known and foremost union with members covering prominent oil agencies/marketers such as: TOTAL, Shell, Chevron, Agip, NNPC, MobIl, NLNG, NNRA, Addax Petroleum, Sinopec, etc. and is currently an associate of the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUCN) and the Industrial Global Union.

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The Association’s Lagos Zone consists of representatives from six (6) states: the states of Lagos, Ogun, Osun, Oyo, Ekiti and Kwara.


JUST NOW!! CRUTECH-Alumni President Emerges As Chairman of PENGASSAN

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