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Court adjourns PENGASSAN members’ suit

Pengassan01 July 2014, Lagos – The National Industrial Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, adjourned till July 16, to hear the main suit by some aggrieved members of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, challenging their suspension by the association.

Counsel to claimants, Mr Uche Muoneke at the resumed hearing in suit, had informed the court that PENGASSAN deliberately evaded service of a court order restraining it from holding its delegates conference, by employing the services of fierce looking dogs and the police to ward off the court bailiff and claimant from its premises.

Claimants are Mr John Nwanosike and Jonathan Omare, who dragged PENGASSAN to court over alleged breach of their rights.
Defendants in the suit are PENGASSAN, its Chevron branch, Mr Esanubi Frank and Mr Ayanate Kio.

– Vanguard

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