10th December, 2010
Staff of the Lagos State Printing Corporation, Lagos State, South West NigeriaÂ recently protested in front of their office over poor welfare and non-payment ofÂ salaries and demanded the sack of the Chief Executive Officer, CEO, Alhaji YusufÂ Agaba.
The staff lamented that since the corporation, owned by the Lagos State GovernmentÂ began operation six years ago, the workers had been suffering and going throughÂ tough times.
The workers called on Governor Babatunde Fashola to immediately sack the CEO overÂ alleged inefficiency, adding that their boss had already confessed that he was tiredÂ of the job and wanted to resign.
Chairman, Lagos State Printing Corporation Union, Lagos Chapter, Comrade BolajiÂ Rabiu told P.M.NEWS that for the past three years, the statutory allocation of theÂ workers, amounting now to over N26 million, had been deducted by the management ofÂ the corporation and the workers wanted it paid to them.
â€œAt a meeting we held with the CEO, with the Joint Negotiating Council, JACÂ present, the CEO confessed that he was tired of the job and that he will discussÂ with Governor Fashola about resigning from the corporation
Efforts by our reporter to speak with the CEO proved abortive.