[NEWS] EXXONMOBIL LAGOS HEADQUARTERS SHUT BY PROTESTING WORKERS

Lagos headquarters Of Exxonmobil

 

THE LAGOS HEADQUARTERS OF EXXONMOBIL HAS BEEN SHUT DOWN BY THE COMPANY’S WORKERS’ UNIONS OVER THE ALLEGED DISMISSAL OF 860 SECURITY PERSONNEL WITHOUT ENTITLEMENT.

REPORTS SAY THAT THE WORKERS BESIEGED THE OFFICE OF THE OIL COMPANY, PROTESTING THE SACKING OF WORKERS, MAINLY NIGERIANS, ON TUESDAY IN LAGOS.

THE PROTESTERS ACCUSED THE COMPANY OF SACKING THE WORKERS MOST OF WHOM HAD WORKED WITH THE COMPANY FOR OVER 22 YEARS WITHOUT REGARDS FOR THE RULE OF LAW.

RASAK OBE, THE CHAIRMAN OF EXXONMOBIL BRANCH OF THE PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS SENIOR STAFF ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (PENGASSAN), TOLD NEWSMEN THAT THE PROTEST WAS TO EXPRESS THE DISAFFECTION OF THE WORKERS WITH THE MANAGEMENT.

OBE SAID THE LEADERSHIP AND MEMBERS OF THE UNION WERE SHOCKED BY THE MASS SACK OF SECURITY PERSONNEL WHO HAD FAITHFULLY SERVED THE COMPANY FOR MANY YEARS.

HE SAID THE MANAGEMENT SHOULD IMMEDIATELY REINSTATE THE EMPLOYEES OF THE SECURITY DEPARTMENT SACKED AND PAY ALL ENTITLEMENTS DUE TO THEM.