About one hundred and forty (140) workers of Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company were last week laid-off for academic qualifications’ racketeering.
A press statement issued by the Head, Corporate Communications of the Company, Abdulazeez Abdullahi quoted the Head, Human Resources of the Company, Mrs Khadijat D Kabir as saying that the affected workers committed offences ranging from presenting fake result, tampering with their grades to non-completion of approved courses.
According to Mrs Khadijat D Kabir “the excises was painstakingly carried-out by a consultant engaged by the Company to ensure that all forms of examination fraud by any employee of the Company is fished out”.
“Kaduna Electric is a responsible corporate brand, and shall leave no stone unturned to ensure that it workforce is only made up of people with integrity”, Mrs Khadijat Kabir contended.
She advised the Company’s workers to imbibe the virtues of honesty, sincerity, truthfulness and moral uprightness in all their dealings.