The Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has denied rumours suggesting that all it’s organs are shutting down stations to join in the #EndSARS Campaign.
In a statement signed by NUPENG’s President Williams Akporeha and Secretary General Olawale Afolabi on Saturday, the oil workers said they are proceeding with their normal work.
They however expressed their support for the Nigerian Youths in their ongoing campaign against police brutality.
The statement reads:
EndSARS: NO ORGAN OF NUPENG ORDERED SHUTTING DOWN OF FUEL STATIONS OR OIL INSTALLATIONS”
“NUPENG stands with Nigerian youths against Police brutality and call for immediate and far reaching Police reforms as our members are as well victims of Police brutality and abuses through extortion, detention, harassment and intimidation nationwide.
Meanwhile, no organ of our Union has ordered shutting down of fuel stations or oil installations.
We sincerely empathize with all victims of police brutality including our members across the country and we peacefully join all well meaning Nigerians to say POLICE BRUTALITY MUST STOP!
Long live Federal Republic Of Nigeria!…”
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