Just in: Oil Marketers Call Off Strike
The major oil marketers association of Nigeria (MOMAN) has reached an agreement with the federal government to begin lifting of petroleum products across the country “in six hours”.
Chairman of the senate committee on petroleum resources Magnus Abe made this known, adding that the resolution was reached after a meeting of MOMAN and the committee with Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, minister of finance. The coordinating minister for the economy; Joseph Dawha, group managing director of the Nigeria national petroleum corporation (NNPC) and major stakeholders in the oil and gas sector were also present at the meeting.
Also, the Nigeria union of petroleum and natural gas workers (NUPENG) and the petroleum and natural gas senior staff association (PENGASSAN) have suspended their industrial actions.
More details to follow.