The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has elected Comrade Osifo Festus as the new president to pilot the affairs of the association for the next three years.
Comrade Festus of Total Nigeria Plc in the early hours of Friday 28th August 2020 defeated his sole challenger Comrade Roland Frederick of Shell Petroleum by 200 to 183 votes to become the 16th President of PENGASSAN.
A total of 384 delegates drawn from the Association branches nationwide participated in the 6th Triennial National Delegates Conference held at the NAF Conference Center Abuja.
Others elected officers of the association are Duru Mathew Deputy President, Victor Ononokpono National Treasurer
Also, other elected officers include Ngozi Chiwendu Women in PENGASSAN, Aniete Udo National PRO who was unopposed, Charles Ogbowu, National Auditor 1, Kabiru Dan Azumi as Financial Secretary, Kelechi Ugwulo of NALCO as the National Industrial Relations Officer and Bosun Olaniyi as the National Auditor 2.
In his acceptance speech, the new president promised to abide by the Association constitution in all his dealings and return powers to the branches, while fighting for the protection of members’ job and welfare.