Ikeja Electric company (IE), declared yesterday that 229 of its employees were affected in the disengagement exercise, following their failure to meet the required parameters for the company’s performance assessments.
The company’s Head of Corporate Communications, Mr. Felix Ofulue, who stated this, maintained that the company has also employed 603 staff between January 2015 and February 2016, in keeping with its commitment to drive service excellence through robust human capital profiling and development.
Those who were sacked were deemed to have performed below the mandatory performance objectives. He pointed out that 74 others, were promoted across different functions of the business as part of the company’s drive to ensure that it has a pool of competent and capable resources, to manage modern trends in efficient power distribution and seamless service delivery. According to him, there was an ongoing recruitment of young engineering graduates to enhance sustainability of the business, whilst creating a platform for grooming future leaders of the sector. Read more