EXCLUSIVE: How Delta State Science Commissioner, Matthew Tsekiri, Sacked Staff Over Refusal To Remit N100, 000 Into Girlfriend’s Bank Account From Salary


EXCLUSIVE: How Delta State Science Commissioner, Matthew Tsekiri, Sacked Staff Over Refusal To Remit N100, 000 Into Girlfriend’s Bank Account From Salary 2

Delta State Commissioner for Science and Technology, Matthew Tsekiri, has sacked his Special Assistant, Tene-Omadide Karure, for refusing to remit N100, 000 from his wage into the checking account of his girlfriend.

Tsekiri had ensured that each month, 40 per cent of Karure’s N250, 000 wage goes to his (commissioner) girlfriend in Asaba, the Delta State capital. 

The woman named Kesiena Okotete had been a sidekick for Tsekiri for some time and it was via the hard-earned month-to-month wage of Karure that he met a few of her wants.

SaharaReporters gathered that hassle began after the Delta Commissioner for Science and Technology, whose spouse and youngsters are primarily based within the United Kingdom, sought a rise within the remittance to his girlfriend from N100,000 to N150,000.

Karure, who up till that time had bottled the pressure on his wage, refused to present in to the calls for of his boss, in the end resulting in his sack.

It was additionally found that Tsekiri proper from the time Karure was appointed to work with him in September 2019, collected N400,000 out of the N819, 202 accrued wage paid to Karure by the Delta State Government.

EXCLUSIVE: How Delta State Science Commissioner, Matthew Tsekiri, Sacked Staff Over Refusal To Remit N100, 000 Into Girlfriend’s Bank Account From Salary 3

On January 30, 2020, Karure made a money cost of N150,000 to Tsekiri and one other N100,000 for the remittance and a N50,000 mortgage requested by the commissioner.

Again, on February 28, 2020, Karure made a switch of N100,000 out his wage to the commissioner’s account.

When Karure determined that he had had sufficient of his boss’ insane calls for, he confronted him and sought refunds.

SaharaReporters gathered {that a} whole of N650,000 (50 per cent) out of an extra of N1, 319, 000 acquired between the months of engagement was collected from Karure by the commissioner. 

Shortly after dismissing Karure, Tsekiri appointed one Mr Progress Akpofure Okotete, brother to his girlfriend, to renew as particular assistant.

When SaharaReporters reached out to the commissioner for feedback, his strains had been switched off.

Karure on his half when contacted, stated, “I’m not pleased with how I used to be handled and finally sacked.

“I would like the Delta State governor to analyze the matter in order that justice can prevail.

“I want to hold positions of leadership one day, I want it to be clear that my hands are clean and I was wrongfully sacked.”

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EXCLUSIVE: How Delta State Science Commissioner, Matthew Tsekiri, Sacked Staff Over Refusal To Remit N100, 000 Into Girlfriend’s Bank Account From Salary

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