African Independent Television, AIT, has fired at least 300 of its staff. Increasing the number of unemployed persons in Nigeria.
According to reports, the sack took place today and its believed to have been directed by its owner Raymond Dokpesi who signed the letters for the sacked staff.
The exercise was said to have been done to allow a re-positioning of the media organisation – AIT, which is part of the DAARS Communications Limited, owes backlog of staff salaries which some put at between five to 13 months.
This is just barely 24-hours after The Sun newspapers purged several of its staff, including senior editorial members.
What happened ? – Politicians not paying?