The Victoria Island headquarters of Eco Bank was on Thursday besieged by members of the who are protesting the alleged sacking of workers.
The statement noted that it only decided against renewing the contract from its third party recruitment agencies and returned those category of personnel to the recruitment agencies.
The statement reads:”…In addition, the bank has offered them the opportunity to become Xpress point agents of Ecobank as a way of further providing them entrepreneurial and financial empowerment.
” May we state that Ecobank is not obligated to renew its contract with the service providers involved.
“As part of the bank’s business strategy, Ecobank Nigeria is investing in the employment of full time graduates.“Over 300 graduates are currently undergoing training at the bank’s state-of-the-art academy recently accredited by the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria.“They are to be absorbed into the system at the end their training as permanent staff.”