NIGERIAN OIL WORKERS EMBARK ON STRIKE


Oil workers in Nigeria’s Niger Delta have gone on strike to protest at the lack of security in the restive oil-producing region.
Staff members from oil company Total went on strike even after their national union executive said it would delay industrial action.
Last week the 11-year-old daughter of an oil worker was killed as she tried to prevent her brother being kidnapped.
It is unclear if the walkout will affect output or spread to other firms.
Workers in the Total chapter of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (Pengassan) picketed the company office in Port Harcourt.

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