The President, Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, Francis Johnson, has died.
The General Secretary of the organisation, Okugbawa Lumumba, disclosed this to newsmen on Friday.
He reportedly died in the early hours of Friday.
Johnson became President of PENGASSAN in 2014, and was said to have died after an ailment.
Lumumba said members of the union were on their way to pay a condolence visit to the family.