The Organized Labour in Cross River State on Tuesday picketed the workplace of the Accountant Normal of the state over non-remittance of deductions made by them.
The labour unions ignored the Chief of Employees to Governor Ben Ayade, Mr. Martins Orim who had pleaded with protesters to train restraint
The union continued to dam the Accountant Normal’s workplace over the deductions from staff’ salaries which labour claimed was not being remitted to the financial institution for individuals who borrowed from completely different banks.
The union can also be offended over the refusal of the Accountant Normal to remit cash deducted for housing functions to mortgage banks.
Nonetheless, the Accountant Normal, Mr. Joseph Adie had met with labour and promised to look into their case, promising that one thing could be achieved about it earlier than the top of the day.
In the meantime, the State Chairman, NLC, Mr. Ben Ukpebi, stated the union determined to listen to from the Accountant Normal however he didn’t remedy the scenario as promised.
“We arrived right here at present (Tuesday) solely to find that the AG didn’t do something. So we’re picketing his workplace and we won’t hearken to anyone till they meet our calls for,” Ukpebi stated.
However as they gathered in entrance of the gate, Martins Orim, the Governor’s Chief of Employees arrived to deal with them however
Through the protest, the union shunned the Governor’s Chief of Employees, Martins Orim, who had arrived to deal with them, however they insisted on talking with the governor.
Orim, nevertheless, organized a gathering between the labour leaders and the governor by 11 am.
DAILY POST gathered that the workplace of the Accountant Normal has been deducting cash from staff’ salaries for individuals who obtained loans from the assorted banks, however by no means remitted funds to the affected banks.