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Women seek more leadership roles in oil, gas sector

The need to address peculiar issues affecting women globally and within the oil and gas sector in Nigeria were the major concerns that dominated the 4th Women-in-PENGASSAN (WIP) National Conference held yesterday in Abuja.

Speaking at the event with the theme “Gender Inequality: Need for Women Empowerment for Sustainable Balance”, the President of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) Comrade Michael Ndukaku Ohaeri said although progress has been made to tackle most of the issues peculiar to women, a world where opportunities are not denied by gender is yet to be achieved.

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In her welcome address, the National Chairperson Women -In PENGASSAN, Conrade Evelyn Amaka Ijeoma said the theme of the conference was timely considering the spate at which the society, economy, culture, and technology were evolving.

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