Ex-PHCN workers shutdown BPE over severance package


Former workers of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN, stormed the premises of the Bureau of Public Enterprise, BPE, on Thursday and shut down business activities for several hours to protest non-payment of their severance package.
The protesting workers, led by the president of the National Union of Electricity Employees, NUEE, Comrade Mansur Musa, besieged the agency at 9am chanting solidarity songs and displayed posters with various inscriptions.
The workers said during the protest that their unsettled terminal benefits include severance payment, retirement gratuity, death benefits, and pension deduction among others entitlements have not been paid by the government.
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Source:: New Mail