In a chat with Business Hallmark some of the striking staff who craved anonymity to avoid victimisation said they work under terrible conditions without requisite compensation.
“We leave our houses around 3am get to office by 7am because of traffics, we get to work immediately without food as they won’t allow us to eat .We are paid pittance. Look at that massive structure (pointing to a massive building under construction said to belong to the oil mogul, Mrs.Alakija) it cost over N165 billion ,and we the staff doing the work are paid pittance “,one of the staff told this reporter.
Efforts to speak with Julius Bergers were rebuffed as senior staff said only the head office could speak on the matter. Calls to the head office were not answered.