Leadership of the Kaduna Zonal Council of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) paid a courtesy visited to the Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NNRA) on Thursday the 8th of August, 2019. In attendance were representatives of the Union, the Acting Director General of the NNRA - Dr. Yau Usman Idris, and some management team of the NNRA.

While welcoming the PENGASSAN echelon, Dr. Yau Usman Idris condoled with the association on the death of Comrade Francis Olabode Johnson. Comrade Johnson was the immediate past National President of PENGASSAN. He died on 31st of May 2019 after a brief illness. The Authority wished his family and the association the fortitude to bear the loss. NNRA Acting DG also congratulated the Association on the election of the new National President, Engineer Micheal Ndukaku Ohaeri and the appointment of the Kaduna Zonal Chairman, Comrade Ajoku Kingsley as the new National Industrial Relations Officer.

In his remark, Comrade Ajoku Kingsley congratulated Dr. Yau Usman Idris on his appointment as the Acting Director General of the NNRA and thanked him for granting them audience. He pledged the Association’s commitment to working with NNRA in ensuring better staff welfare.

While responding, Dr. Idris Yau commended the PENGASSAN representatives and thanked them for the partnership and consistent collaborations with the NNRA. He also stressed the Authority’s commitment to better staff welfare and the readiness to cooperate with the Union to achieve the objective based on best practice on international industrial relations.

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