65 workers seek damages, reinstatement over alleged unjust dismissal

Following their alleged dismissal by their employer, 65 workers of Firmus Integrated Resources, Ilorin, Kwara State have cried out for their reinstatement into the company. The workers who were told by the company to stay back at home since 2017 also seek the payment of outstanding salaries and arrears. The affected workers in a petition through their solicitor, Umanah Edinyanga- Abasi had in 2018 gave the company 14 days ultimatum to comply with the demands. The petition read, “Sometime in January 2017, our clients were asked to stay back at home pending their recall on the basis that the firm was putting in place and internal restructuring of its management team. “It was understanding of our clients that their salaries and entitlements would be paid as and due while the stay at home order was to last. Till date, our clients have been without payment of salaries and other entitlements ever since.”

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