Former Premier Hotel Staff Disrupt Activities, Protest over Unpaid
Cooperative Deductions

Some former staff of Odu’a Investment Company Limited and Premier Hotel in Ibadan, Oyo state on Monday blocked the entry and exit of the hotel while protesting alleged unpaid cooperative deductions from their salaries, amounting to N19 million.

The protesters prevented motorists and other road users from plying the Premier Hotel/ Agodi Road, thus disrupting activities around the premises.

Their demands which were boldly written on the placards they carried, include payment of their deductions from the management of the company and the hotel.

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It was gathered that the hotel is owned by the Odu’a Investment Company Limited.

Speaking with our correspondent, the spokesman for the protesters, Mr. Olaniyi Afolabi, expressed his dissatisfaction with the company, saying the money which has been withheld by the company is what he is depending upon to survive.

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It was later gathered that the management of the company, after several hours of protest, asked the protesters to stay calm.

The company explained that the grievances of the protesters would be attended to, in due time.

A senior officer of the company, Mr. Ajayi Hassan, who addressed the protesters, said that all issues relating to the deductions would be resolved.

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