For demanding that their employment be regularised, the Ogun State Home of Meeting has sacked about 53 informal employees.
DAILY POST reported in December that the Ogun State Home of Meeting had many informal employees, who have been paid stipends month-to-month as workplace assistants.
The informal employees pleaded that their employment be regularised by the Ogun Meeting, lamenting that they’re paid about N12,500 or N15,000 each month.
Nevertheless it appears the management of the Ogun Meeting and the Ogun State Authorities weren’t happy with the demand of the employees, as sources mentioned they felt “embarrassed.”
It was gathered that the Clerk of the Home, Deji Adeyemo, had earlier summoned all of the informal employees to a gathering, warning them to maintain the matter from the media.
Nevertheless, after the resumption of actions in January, the Director of Administration and Provides, Adewale Gbadebo, was mentioned to have “introduced the sack of the poor informal employees, through a terse message posted on the WhatsApp group of the mentioned employees,” a supply has mentioned.
The message reads: “I’m directed to tell all Workplace Assistants to report back to the workplace for the New yr money present from the Home in addition to December, 2020 wage.
“I’m additionally to understand you to your dedication whereas serving within the Home and pray that God Almighty will grant you success in your future endeavour. Thanks.”
The message, in accordance with one of many affected informal employees, was despatched on the primary working day of the yr, January 4, 2021.
“It was very pathetic,” the employee lamented.
The Chairman of Ogun Meeting Service Fee, Waliu Taiwo, has confirmed the event on Sunday.
When requested if he was conscious that the informal employees have been dismissed, he mentioned, “Sure, I’m conscious. You understand informal employees is a manner of serving to folks nevertheless it’s very unlawful.”
In accordance with Taiwo, the Ogun Meeting is now wanting workers, saying the place turned empty after the dismissal of the informal employees.
Whereas saying he was making a case for the recruitment of extra employees, Taiwo mentioned he had written a memo awaiting the approval of Governor Dapo Abiodun, including that a few of the employees might be thought of.
Taiwo mentioned he wouldn’t know whether or not or not the employees have been sacked for speaking to the press.