Cross River Water Board Contract Staff Protest Non Payment Of Salaries, Lock Up Company Premises

In Breaking News, National News, Politics, Reports

By CrossRiverWatch admin

water board protest4

There was drama today at the Calabar office of the Cross River State Water Board Limited as staff working for one of its contractors locked the premises of water board in protest against their unpaid salary arrears.

Contract staff working for Techvibe, an IT company that is managing the Water Board, told CrossRiverWatch this morning that they took the decision to protest because their colleagues working directly with government in water board have been paid while they who work for Techvibe don’t know their fate with only a few days to Christmas and three months salary arrears.

When our reporter got to the scene, there was a heavy detachment of armed policemen and other security agents who were keeping watch over the premises of the company leaving no one in doubt about the palpable tension.

The protesting workers had been dispersed and were only hanging around the adjoining streets leaving the pad locks hanging on the gates of the premises and preventing movement into or out of the compound.

waterboard protest1
water board protest2

water board protest3
water board protest4
water board protest5

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism

CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.


New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here

Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On Today

You may also read!

Seven Projects Ayade Completed And The Two That Are Still Working (VIDEO)

By Ushang Ewa CrossRiverWatch has compiled a list of seven projects and factories, initiated and completed by the Governor


What Does It Take To Get President Buhari To Leave Office? – WITTY THOUGHT WITH KEN HENSHAW

This is a column by Ken Henshaw, Executive Director of We The People. Witty Thought is a brisk review


Bonnie And Clyde: Police Apprehend Couple Leading Criminal Gang

By Patrick Obia A suspected car snatcher, Ikechukwu John and and his spouse, Chibuzor Nduka, have been nabbed by


Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now