Staff members of Heritage Bank Plc have accused Senator Andy Uba, representing Anambra South Senatorial District within the Senate, of amassing loans from the financial institution and refusing to pay them again.
Over 20 younger financial institution employees – Men and ladies, in branded T-shirts and Jean trousers are seen in a video gathered in entrance of what they described as Uba’s home in protest, with placards in hand.
A voice within the video stated they had been employees members of Heritage Bank and had been at Senator Uba’s residence in Abuja to place strain on him to pay again his loans after a number of efforts had failed.
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They stated they felt compelled to take the motion as a result of their jobs had been at stake, including that they might probably lose their jobs if the loans weren’t repaid.
The voice stated: “Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. Today is Monday, the 21st day of June 2021, and we have here the staff members of Heritage Bank Pl, Abuja. We are in front of Senator Andy Uba’s house in Abuja.
“Senator Uba has been owing the financial institution for a few years now, and we’re right here for a peaceable assembly with him, very peaceable assembly. To ask him to kindly repay these loans, as a result of they’re depositors’ funds.
“Those monies, if they are not repaid, will throw the number of the people you see here, with their families out of work. And we know the situation of the economy now. If this number of people are thrown out of work, you know what it means.
“So that individuals is not going to lose their job…”
The senator whose net worth as of February 2021 was put at $2.1 billion, has demanded a probe into rumours of his arrest over money laundering, noting that he was never arrested for any reason in 2019.
He said he was surprised when his attention was drawn to a news report in the media that he was arrested in Lagos with a huge sum of money.