Nigeria: Telecoms companies in trouble for mass sacking of staff


The House of Representatives has summoned the administration of MTN, Glo, Airtel, Etisalat and Intels to show up on Wednesday over the enormous employment misfortunes in the telecoms segment.

The five organizations are relied upon to react to “inquiries on their inability to dispatch to government coffers, real duties accordingly of their exercises in Nigeria”.

The House Committee on Telecommunications is led by Saheed Fijabi (APC, Oyo).

The administrator said specialist organizations have been approached to get ready to give explanations behind their current activities.

Fijabi clarified that the most recent summon took after disappointment of the CEOs of the organizations to respect past solicitations.

He, nonetheless, expressed that the green chamber won’t trifle with further censure.

Fijabi cautioned that the panel would not acknowledge agents of the CEOs in light of the fact that such people can’t give palatable clarifications.

Review that in April, MTN​ ​disengaged 280 of its representatives in Nigeria​

​Staff​ influenced incorporate somewhere in the range of 200 lasting workers and around 80 contract staff crosswise over different units, extending from new graduates to senior managers​.