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NPDC workers threaten to shut Benin office over salary arrears

By Emma Amaize

WORKERS of the Niger Petroleum Development Company, NDPC, working at its flow and compressor stations in OML 30, Delta state, have threatened to shut down the company with zonal office in Benin City, Edo State, over alleged non-payment of salary from January till date.

Chairman, OPS Field Operators, Mr. Meshach Ugeh, in a press statement, said: “Since early this year, till date, NPDC has been maltreating the workers of OML 30. The workers have written so many letters to NPDC over their non confirmations and non- payment of salaries through Engineer Yousuf Mates, the Asset Manager, Mr. Abubakar Mai Mai – Bornu, Mr. Anthony U Muoneke ,Executive Directors- Asset Management, NPDC OML30 and others, to no avail.”

“We call on Nigeria Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) to pay their salaries and others allowance due for field operators of OML 30, workers welfares through their individual account directly, instead of contractors without delay or face dire consequence,” the workers said.

Saturday Vanguard could not reach the management yesterday for comments.


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