Lagos fires 160 BRT workers Reviewed by Momizat on . The management of the Lagos State Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) has dismissed 23 drivers, 93 bus officers and 44 supportive staff, guilty of falsification of certific The management of the Lagos State Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) has dismissed 23 drivers, 93 bus officers and 44 supportive staff, guilty of falsification of certific Rating:
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Lagos fires 160 BRT workers

The management of the Lagos State Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) has dismissed 23 drivers, 93 bus officers and 44 supportive staff, guilty of falsification of certificates, low productivity, absenteism, among others.

According to  the Chairman of Lagos BRT, Sunday Yusuff, “management, about two months ago embarked on an exercise to verify the documents of of all workers during which they were required to submit original copies of their certificates and other documents.

“We found that several drivers were  using expired licenses…some staffers presented fake certificates, while some who were employed based on the qualification they claimed they have could not present papers to back up their claims…some did not even show up at all for the exercise.”

“The verification exercise was transparently carried out.” he said. “No reasonable person would fault the yardstick used in carrying out the exercise and we gave everybody the opportunity and time to ensure compliant with the directives. We even go to the extent of writing some schools to help fast track the process. At the end of the day, majority of the workers met the requirements.” he said

 

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  • Akeenjames

    So the management of BRT is expecting graduates to work as drivers after spending years in various institutions, this is degrading if our government could be thinking in this direction, that implies that they don’t have any good opportunity in mind to offer to the common man.
     The office of BRT drivers should not be based on qualification but on vocational skills, they should use this avenue to employ graduate of Lagos motoring school or whatever they call it that is in oshodi. The area boys been use Tinubu can be reform by turning them to bus officers and more so it is the duty of the BRT management to renew their drivers license. This is a shame on their path

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