Tuesday 13th September, 2016
Sekondi, Sept. 13,
GNA – Cleaners of the Albert Bosomtwe Sam Fishing Harbour in the Sekondi
/Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly have expressed displeasure about their unpaid
salaries for close to 15 months.
workers of Volta Lake, a company contracted by the Government to clean the
Harbour, said they have not received the monthly meagre salary of GH₵ 100
promised by management.
workers numbering about 30 told the GNA that the manageress of the company,
continue to give promises on a daily basis without any commiserate action.
The harbour cleaners
who work five hours daily travel from communities such as Kojokrom, Mpintsin,
Ahenkofi, Nkroful, Sofokrom, Nkotompo, Ekuase, Essaman, Ngyiresia and other
neighboring towns from the meagre salary.
Mr Alfred Gordon one
of the workers said the situation is making family life unbearable, adding: “It
is difficult to cater for ourselves and families.”
Some of the women
who banked their hopes on the monies to settle school fees and stationery bills
were seen shedding tears for being disappointment.
Mr Robert Coleman,
the Public Relations Officer of the company who consented to the nonpayment
promised to confer with the Operations Department in order to settle the