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Stop making comedy of Yar’Adua’s health – Oil workers

By Victor Ahiuma-Young

LAGOS — WORKERS in the nation’s oil industry have called on the Federal Government and others concerned to stop making a comedy act of the health predicament and disclose the true position of the President’s health to Nigerians who elected him as President.

The umbrella body for senior staff in the petroleum sector, Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, however, pledged its support and co-operation to Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, the Acting President, while hoping that workers’ issues would be given utmost and passionate consideration and attention by the administration.

A statement by its General-Secretary, Comrade Bayo Olowoshile, said in part: “PENGASSAN salutes the decision of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria from the theatrical subjection of governance by sycophants over President Umaru Yar’Adua undisclosed state of health.

“The courage to make the Vice President Goodluck Jonathan the Acting President should be embraced by all well-meaning Nigerians as the most expedient in our circumstance to collectively save Nigeria.

“PENGASSAN congratulates and commends Acting President Goodluck Jonathan for steadfastness, focus and persistent exhibition of statesmanship.

“The Association pledges loyalty, support and cooperation while hoping that workers’ issues will be given utmost and passionate consideration and attention by the administration.


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