Ete emerges PENGASSAN’s chairman at Chevron
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), Chevron Branch, has appointed Comrade Onyegbaren Ete as its Chairman to steer the affairs of the branch for the next three years.
According to the the association, Ete scored 54 votes of the 65 votes to emerge the winner during the Fourth Triennial Branch Delegates’ Conference of the Branch held in Benin City, Edo State.
In his acceptance speech, Ete pledged to run the affair of the union in a transparent and accountable manner. He said that the challenge ahead of the new Branch Executive Council (BEC) are onerous but called for the continued support and commitment of all members to the cause of the struggle to make the union victorious on all fronts.
“We as an association having come together to achieve common goals, such as protecting the integrity of our CBA, improving safety standards , achieving higher pay and benefits, health care as comprehensively as promised, better retirement benefits, and improved working conditions.
“As legally recognised representatives of our members, the BEC will put its feet on the ground in disputes with management over violations of our CBA provisions. We will always operate within the design and perimeters of the organisation and the union”, he added.