NEMA carpets staff over allegations




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The management of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has carpeted worker for embarking on industrial action over what it described as frivolous allegations.
The NEMA headquarters was last week shut down by the local branch of the Association of Senior Civil Servant of Nigeria with prior notice to the management before the action was taken.
NEMA’s head of Media, Sani Datti, while reacting to the issues raised in a statement issued in Abujayesterday said the reasons for the ASCSN action were later discovered to have arisen from issues relatig to operations of vehicles and the Agency’s aircrafts and some that have already been addressed during the industrial action embarked by the association in September last year.
He said the agreement reached between the management of NEMA and ASCSN, witnessed by Ministry of Labour and Employment (MoL&E), was endorsed by all parties.
This, he said included payment of DTAs’ and other claims, which he said all outstanding overtime allowance since 2015, which predated the appointment of the present DG, had been settled since last year.
“As for the payment of DTAs and other claims, which have accrued (since 2015) are being released in batches, and considerable progress have been made on them,” he said.
On the renewal of Group Life Insurance, NEMA said seeking of “No objection” from BPP, Advert, prequalification, technical and financial tendering, Evaluation and Approval have since been approved.
Datti added that the staff annual training for 2017 have been concluded successfully while the 2018 training schedule have been approved by the management and implementation has commenced.




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