Gotel Communications, a media outfit owned by Nigeria’s former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has sacked forty-six staff of the organisation.
Gotel Communication is a television and radio broadcast conglomerate transmitting from Yola, the Adamawa State capital.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that sack letters were handed over to the affected staff on Friday, May 1 being Workers Day.
The sack letter was signed by the General Manager of the organisation identified as Mohammed El-Yakub.
According to Sahara Reporters, a copy of the sack letter reads in parts, “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.