By Victor Ahiuma-Young
Oghara—NATIONAL Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, weekend, urged the Delta State Police Command to fish out the killers of Emmanuel Akpojevwughe, Chairman, Dutchess Energy, Oghara Unit of Petrol Tanker Drivers, PTD, branch of NUPENG.
The union expressed shock over the death of Akpojevwughe popularly known as Awo, who was shot at close range on August 16, 2018 and was left in the pool of his blood by yet to be identified gunmen.
NUPENG, in a statement by its President, Prince Williams Apkoreha, demanded an independent investigation into Akpojevwughe’s death and urged the Police to unravel the true circumstances that led to the avoidable incident.
The statement said: “As a union that believes in the sanctity of life, we deeply condemn this heinous, callous, unfortunate and dastardly act and therefore, call on the Nigeria Police Force, particularly the Delta State Command, to fish out Akpojevwughe’s killers and make them face the full weight of the law with immediate effect.
“The leadership of NUPENG further demands an independent investigation into his death and urge the Police to unravel the true circumstances that led to this untimely and avoidable death.”