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PENGASSAN suit adjourned

Pengassan29 May 2014, Lagos – A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, adjourned till June 5 for hearing in a case against the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, Lagos zone, over alleged denial of members’ rights.

John Nwanosike and Jonathan Omare, both members of the Chevron branch of the association, instituted the suit by an affidavit of urgency on May 26.

They are praying the court to restrain the defendants from holding any delegates conference, pending the hearing of the substantive suit before the court.

Other defendants in the suit are the Chevron branch of PENGASSAN, Mr Esanubi Frank and Mr Ayanate Kio.

When the case was called yesterday, counsel to PENGASSAN, informed the court of a pending motion of preliminary objection to the suit.

– Vanguard

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