Thursday, June 4, 2015

Workers Shut Down AIT, Radio Station Over 17 Months Unpaid Salaries

Workers of Daar Communications Plc, operators of African Independent Television (AIT) and Raypower FM Radio, yesterday shut down all broadcasting activities at the Benin studio in protest over unpaid  17 months salaries.

The scores of protesting workers were said to have blocked the main entrance to the station located along the Benin/Lagos bypass.

It was gathered that the protesting workers put at about fifty workers, were owed salaries spanning between 12 and 17 months.

According to Pm News, one of workers who claimed anonymity said that newly employed staff of AIT were being owed 12 months while old staff were yet to be paid salaries between 13 months and staff of the Raypower FM, the Radio arm of the broadcast outfit were owed 17 months.

“The stations generate millions of naira on a daily basis, so there is no reason why we should not be paid our salaries. They have no excuse not to pay us our money. It is share wickedness and man’s inhumanity to his fellow man. We have families to care for and children to pay their school fees. Many of our children have stopped going to school. But their own attend schools abroad.

Look at where our station is located, in another village so far away from Benin City. You have to chatter a taxi cab for not less than N500.00 to get there if you miss the staff bus. And not even every cab driver will agree to go there because of the wrong location of the station, yet, they expect us to be there everyday, whether you have anything to do or not,” he said. 

21 comments:

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    1. This man has the money o. I know how much my company pays on his television station to run adverts

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    2. DOKPESI PAY YOUR DEBT

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  2. Oga Dokpesi, so U never pay people salary na I'm U open mouth dey slander other people?! E go over U when judgement 4 ur case reach. Benin people una doh O!

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  3. Hmmmmm...... Dokpesi Oni gbese lol.

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  4. E don use all him money campaign for jonathan, Day do break

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  5. Pay your staff you make millions everyday

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  6. How were they surviving.

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  7. Please pay up

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  8. Can this be real?..12-17 months unpaid salary. ?how this people the manage ?.

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  9. 17 months??How do some people sleep at night.
    naijaflo.com

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  10. Wickedness if the highest order. Please pay them their money.

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  11. Why will they work for 17 months without collecting salaries. Why did they stay back?

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  12. I have always known Dokpesi to be a stingy man. The money is there to pay them

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  13. He has used the money to support oga Jonathan.

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  14. 12-17 months without salary???! Dammit!!
    How have they been surviving and tolerated it this long?? Gosh this must be frustrating!! Like how???

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