“To say that it was this same Atiku that was dishing out top-notch economic ideas on Thursday, particularly on how the economy can stay afloat, and job losses avoided, is now the one sacking workers irreconcilably.”
About Forty-six staff of Gotel Communications, a media outfit owned by Nigeria’s former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, have been sacked by the organisation.
Gotel Communication is a television and radio broadcast conglomerate transmitting from Yola, the Adamawa State capital.
It was exclusively gathered that the affected staff were handed their respective sack letters on Friday, Workers Day.
Their dismissal was contained in a letter signed by the General Manager, Mohammed El-Yakub, in which a copy was sighted by Mouthpiece NGR.
It reads, “The management has decided to discontinue your services with immediate effect.
“Consequently, please be informed that your entitlements including stipend lieu of the notice will be computed and posted into your account with immediate effect.”
Recall that some expatriate workers had earlier accused Gotel of breaching the terms of their contracts and failing to pay them several months of salaries and entitlements.
The expatriates threatened to sue the company for breaching their contract terms.