Payporte Allegedly Owing Workers’ Salaries

A group of former staff of the company that operates an Instagram account with the name ‘Ex-Payporte Staff’, has posted lots of pictures, including those of the MD/CEO of the company, Eyo Bassey, in jets to paint pictures of how he basks in opulence while his employees wallow in undeserved penury despite their hard work.

The news of Payporte’s alleged abuse of the labour laws in Nigeria went viral in April, 2018 but it was debunked by the company forcing the public to disregard the claims.
But on a fresh and daring note, a lady working for the company has taken up the issue using her Instagram account to seek justice and expose the CEO of the company, Eyo Bassey Francis who has been accused of paying media companies to kill the story against his firm.

Iquo Okpo, a member of staff of the e-commerce company headquartered in Lagos State, has taken to social media to call out the company for not paying salaries. Okpo, whose Instagram handle is ‘@pizjay’ made the revelation on Instagram in an open letter to the organization.

According to Okpo, employees of the organization have been afraid to speak out of fear of being blacklisted by employers. She claims that Payporte has been owing staff for more than three months and has not remitted pension and tax for more than two years.

She also revealed that people who left the company voluntarily and involuntarily have yet to be paid their outstanding wages. Additionally, Okpo alleges that ‘stories about the CEO’s philandering with staff are equally true’ and according to her,

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