TCN union cries out over unpaid N25.5m dues


The Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies (SSAEAC) branch of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), on Monday cried out to the Federal Government over the illegalities, imposition of the national body and the withholding of their N25 million dues for 33 months.

The President, TCN Branch of SSAEAC, Comrade Abidemi Dairo in a statement issued by the Public Relations Officer of the Branch, Comrade Amiji Gabriel  blamed one Engineer Christopher Okonkwo, a Principal Manager with the Ikeja Distribution Company Ltd that was seconded to TCN as General Manager by the Ministry of Power for causing a union crisis in TCN.

Dairo said Okonkwo was illegally brought to TCN as a GM, contested and became the President General of SSAEAC in 2015, which was still illegal.

The union said it alerted the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment in September 2019 that Okonkwo is a management official at TCN and that being the President General of SSAEAC violates the Trade…



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