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Government convenes emergency meeting with ADB workers

Government is to convene an emergency meeting with workers of the

Agricultural Development bank (ADB) today to avert an industrial

action.

Yesterday, the workers announced their intention to boycott work over

government's failure to remove the board and Managing Director of the

Bank.

The announcement was contained in a letter sent to the Executive Head

of HR of the bank and signed by the Deputy General Secretary of Union

of Industry, Commerce and Finance Workers Union (UNICOF), John

Amegashie.

According to UNICOF, it has been forced to take the action because

government has failed to act on its request to let the bank's MD

Stephen Kpordzih and the board step aside for an independent audit.

"But what we heard is that the Bank of Ghana auditors are aroundand

the managing director is directing as to what to do. We thought he

authorities are not fair to us," Mr. Amegashie told Joy Business.

"As at yesterday when we served the notice, the sector minister

hadinvited us so we are meeting with the Labour Minister this evening

at4pm."

He said whether the workers would embark on an industrial action or

not would depend on today's meeting with the minister.

Credit: Myjoyonline.com

Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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