- A Nigerian employer said he sent three of his workers home on Friday, May 6, because they came to work late
- When the workers said the heavy rainfall that morning caused it, he would not have any of their excuses
- The way the employer handled the situation stirred all manners of reactions online as people were divided
A young Nigerian man with the Twitter handle @humblecute went online on Friday, May 6, to reveal how he dealt with three of his workers who came late to work.
According to him, when they arrived at work, they told him they could not make it on time because of the heavy rain that fell that morning.
@humblecute said their excuse is not strong enough for him as they already knew the rules of the company on punctuality.
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The man revealed in a subsequent tweet said that they were one hour and 15 minutes late to work.
See his posts below:
Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:
"U are not considerate in ur decision making and U can never get committed workers. Learn to Manage workers. Yes , they are very complicated as you are but use wisdom to achieve ur goal."
"they ought know the company policy by now... pp r lazy to their mind, u cant create job and sb offers u one u want to become a boss over night."
"When you cannot buy them a car or provide for official vehicle to convey them to work in such circumstance, you're wrong Oga Employer. I am an Employer too and I love being strict but, sensibly and reasonably."
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"This kind of attitude most times don't give room for excellence at work place. You only encouraging staffs to do 8hrs and go home whereas the work some set of people for just 3-4 hrs in a day is more productive than some who arrive office 7am."
"See your mouth at least they showed up, rain, snow ❄ bad weather condition these are things you can't control, and your excuse is company policy. You are just a bad boss final."
Nigerian lady sacked
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a young lady who was recently laid off her job has cried out social media and also revealed why she was let go.
In a tweet which went viral, Zainab disclosed that she was sacked at the radio station where she worked as an OAP because of her r factor.
She added that the sack came barely one month after she resumed but the company, however, tied their reason to misconduct.