The Lagos State Ministry, which had engaged a graduate and Masters Diploma holder from the Lagos State College, LASU, Mr. Toyemej Joseph Juwonlo and supplied to pay him N35,000 each month as wage to scrub drainages in Ikotun space of the state, has sacked him for disclosing his wage.
P.M.EXPRESS confirmed that the daddy of three kids, who’s from Badagry space of Lagos, was sacked after he revealed his month-to-month wage as a drainage cleaner, which was hitherto saved secret inside the Ministry.
The Ministry officers have been stated to have grow to be offended after the circumstances of service have been made public and the Governor requested to know why he was engaged with such ridiculous wage at the same time as a Lagosian.
Nevertheless, as an alternative of addressing the problem as requested by the Governor, he was requested to cease work with out fee for the times he had cleaned drainages within the state.
The embattled Juwonlo began work final month and needed to trek from his home at Meiran space to Ikotun each morning to do the job after the Lagos State Ministry of the Setting and Water Sources had engaged him as Drainage Supervisor – that means to scrub gutters on the Ikotun axis.
P.M.EXPRESS had reported that Juwonlo was engaged with none appointment letter and he was undecided of the situation of the work he was employed to do. With the sacked, the Ministry of the Setting and Water Sources has confirmed that he might be sacked with out fee for the variety of days he had cleaned the drainages.
The 49-year outdated Juwonlo studied Banking and Finance as first diploma earlier than he went for his Masters in Enterprise Financing and had labored many locations earlier than he began his personal enterprise as a freight forwarder, which ultimately collapsed as a result of financial state of affairs within the nation.
He was stated to have been out of job since 2014 and couldn’t feed his household. The embattled Juwonlo stated that for the previous seven years, he had written a number of purposes, regarded for each Authorities and personal jobs to no avail earlier than he was knowledgeable in regards to the work to scrub drainages below the Ministry and he determined to take the job as an alternative of constant to remain idle.
He had earlier stated that he didn’t know his destiny within the job and didn’t know if it was a contract job or not however was advised that it was from the Ministry.
Juwonlo’s situation attracted many reactions from members of the general public in Ikotun space, the place he labored as many pressured that it was indicative that the Authorities shouldn’t be prepared to help its residents.
Regardless of the meagre wage supplied Juwonlo, which is not going to deal with his spouse and youngsters, his story of woes has been compounded by the Authorities Ministry by sacking him from the job only for disclosing his wage.