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Retrenched workers protest in Lagos over unpaid entitlements

23 July 2015, 18:12

Lagos - Retrenched workers from China Civil Engineering and Construction Corporation in Lagos took to the streets in protest over unpaid entitlements, Punch reported.

The workers stormed the Lagos Governor’s office in Ikeja where they were protesting over the sacking of 500 workers by the firm.

Also read: Protest in UNILAG over cut-off marks

The protesters delivered a letter to Govenor Akinwunmi Ambode, stating that they had been employed by the firm for the past five years and they were laid off without payments.

They pleaded with the governor to intervene in the matter and to make sure they get what belongs to them.

However, the state government is set to call the protesters for a meeting next week to ensure their entitlements are paid out.

For more on this story visit Punch


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