Labour union kicks as Kaduna Electric sacks 530 workers


The National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) on Thursday said Kaduna Electric has terminated the appointments of 530 of its members, Nigeria Electricity Hub reports.

Ephraim James, Kaduna State Chairman of NUEE said in Kaduna that the company issued sack letters to the workers on February 1.

“The termination letters are being dispatched in batches, but so far we can confirm that 530 affected personnel had so far received their letters,“ he said.

In one of the sack letters which was signed by the company’s Managing Director, Garba Haruna, dated Jan. 31, 2017, hinged the decision on a `Talent Review’ conducted in 2016.