CNPP Backs Labour’s Calls on FG to Review Capital Oil and Gas Chairman’s Detention

Posted on Jun 7 2017 - 8:30am by admin

The convention of Nigeria Political parties (CNPP) has thrown its weight behind the call with the aid of the United Labour Congress (ULC) for the discharge the Chairman of Capital Oil and gas, Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah, with the intention to pave the way in which for negotiation with firm’s management.

The umbrella body of all registered political events and associations in the country in a statement signed by means of its Secretary basic, Chief Willy Ezugwu appealed to the federal govt to believe the destiny of the a lot of workers employed with the aid of the privately owned firm and release the detained oil magnet or charge him to court docket for prosecution.

“just like the ULC noticed, federal executive’s promise to provide jobs and its desire to deal with unemployment in Nigeria might be a mirage if moves or inactions of government result in job loses or make a contribution to the widening of the unemployment hole.

“As at today, more jobs had been lost within the private sector than the federal executive has created as a result of harsh financial environment in the country on account of the current recession.

“Our fears is that the ongoing detention of the Capital oil and gasoline chairman with out trial won’t handiest lead to the sack of over 5,000 staff instantly and indirectly engaged by means of the corporate however may also ship frightening signals to international direct buyers that Nigeria is a country the place the rule of thumb of legislation is scarce.

“No severe foreign investor would put money into a rustic with history of detention without trial”, the CNPP noticed.

whereas calling on appearing President Yemi Osinbajo to intervene in the matter to halt impending massive job loss within the firm and other sister corporations owned by way of Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah, the political parties and associations stated that the federal executive must make certain that justice is viewed to were performed in all cases involving its voters at house and in another country.

“we’re mindful that the federal government is exploring diplomatic channels to intervene in circumstances involving Nigerians in some foreign lands. but it could amount to a joke taken too far if the identical government detains its electorate fascinated with a mere commercial transaction dispute indefinitely with out probability to protect themselves in a court of in a position jurisdiction.

“appearing President Yemi Osinbajo should keep the President Muhammadu Buhari administration from further harm to its reputation in the world community by way of releasing or charging Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah to courtroom.

“it is going to be very shameful for the federal government to be viewed as right away or not directly contributing to further job losses within the u . s . a .”, the CNPP noted.

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