First Bank Nigeria has sacked over 1,000 of its work force, Wailersng.com learnt.
The bank in what it termed as cutting cost due to the present economic reality in Nigeria has laid off several of its workers to adjust it’s financials.
The affected staff especially the contact staff were laid off last week Thursday according to reports, the regular staff who have spent over 15 years were also laid off from the bank.
According to reports, some of the contact staff laid off ranging from lack of performance on the job, while others were facing one disciplinary actions or the other. The affected staff were reported to have tried to login into their workstations and were denied access which caused some serious panic among members of staff.
The estimated figure puts the regular staff sacked at over 1200 while that of contact staff were about 500 bankwide.
The bank also promoted about 3000 staff who had performed to the expectations of the bank before they later embark on weekly sacking of other staff for various reasons.
Follow us on Twitter at @TheWailersNG
Copyright 2018 THEWAILERSNG. Permission to use portions of this article is granted provided appropriate credits are given to www.wailersng.com and other relevant sources.
For news tip, advert, call/sms: +234 703 154 2681
Facebook: TheWailersNG, Twitter: @TheWailersNG