Absence of Counsel Stalls Hearing of Membership Suit Against NUPENG

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THE hearing in a suit instituted by Nigeria Welfare Association of Engine Oil Dealers against National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) was on Monday stalled at the National Industrial Court, Ibadan, due to the absence of the claimant’s counsel.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Nigeria Welfare Association of Engine Oil Dealers instituted the suit against NUPENG over membership tussle.

The claimant’s want the court to determine whether an agreement made by its executive members in 2012 was binding on the other members in relation to the alignments with the respondent.

At the hearing of the case on Monday, the claimant’s counsel, Bayo Azeez, was, however, not in court to proceed with the hearing of the suit. NUPENG’s counsel, Adesina Olaniyan, informed the court that the court processes that ought to be served on him by the claimant’s counsel were yet to be served. He however prayed the court for adjournment in the interest of fair hearing.

Justice Dada Peters adjourned the case till January 31, 2022 for hearing.

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