Protest Rocks Shoprite Mall In Ibadan
Some people seen to be staff of the multinational supermarket “Shoprite” in Ibadan have held placard this morning with several inscription bearing the grievances.
The said protest was said to have erupted as a result of the management plan to hand over the affairs of stores in the mall to another company without consideration or reservations for the staffs.
While Some of them carried placards with different inscription such as “5-10 years without promotion and you want to abandon us” “No handover till pay off” and “we must be settled by Shoprite before they run”, others sang solidarity songs.
Speaking with Premier FM Correspondent, Branch Chairman, National Union of Shops and Distributing Employee, Coco-Mall, Dugbe, Mr. Silvanus Obisha said the protest is happening simultaneously in all Shoprite outlets across Nigeria.
Mr. Obisha said the union has sealed all the Shoprite outlets in Ibadan and other states to press home their demands.
He explained that all effort to meet the Management of Shoprite has not yielded result, alleging that members of the management team were not ready to dialogue.
Our correspondent could not reach the Shoprite Management for reaction as at the time of filling this report.
According to report, management of the Supermarket are due to handover to a new investor by first of April.