From Femi Oyelola, Kaduna
The Managing Director (MD) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (KEDC) Mallam Mohammed Idris has assured that no staff of the company will be severed unless such worker is completely paid its entitlement completely. He said, it doesn’t matter how long it takes all staff will be paid their severance according, while urging workers to be up and doing in
the discharge of the responsibilities. The MD/CEO disclosed this during an occasion organized by the Nigerian Union of Electricity Employee (NUEE) Kawo Business Unit comprising of Kawo, Birnin Gwari and Jaji to mark the workers day and award their members who have distinguished themselves.
Mall Idris who expressed delight with the initiative of the Kawo business unit to recognize to members who have distinguished themselves urged other business units to emulate them as a way of
boosting the morales of union members. The MD/CEO who was also an awardees at the occasion said, “no staff under KEDC will be served severance letter if such worker is not fully paid, it doesn’t matter how long it takes, everybody will be paid their severance accordingly” he assured.
He further disclosed that when he took over the mantle of leadership of the KEDC, the Revenue Generation was about 700 million naira but that the Revenue Generation as at when he was speaking is about 1.2 billion naira monthly. He attributed the successes to the collective efforts of the workers,
just as he said prior to assumption, Kaduna used to be a crisis zone particularly with the union, but that has been stabilized as issues are always amicably resolved at the board room.
Meanwhile, he encouraged workers to be prepared to face the reality of work, saying it is not going to be business as usual under a private led business where there will be no room for laziness of any kind.