By Uche Nnorom, Makurdi
Vice Chairman, Lobi Stars FC,Makurdi Mr. Dominic Iorfa has frowned at the attitude of staff who embarked on protest last weekend.
It could be recalled that some staff mostly coaches, carried placards to Government House, demanding payment of owed salaries.
During a meeting held at the mainbowl of the Aper Aku Stadium yesterday, Iorfa who doubles as the Chief Executive Officer, CEO of the club, said after the
protest,he called the chairman of the team, Engr. Benson Abounu (Deputy Governor) and then conveyed a meeting of all aggrieved staff asking them to present their letter of appointment.
He regretted that most of those who protested refused adamantly and deliberately to attend the meeting, even as they mutilated their letters of appintment.
Iorfa particularly decried over the manner one of the media officer (name withheld)who spearheaded the protest, had in a text message to him, acknowledged the payment of his salary uptil August.
However, three others said to be coaches of the feeder teams who attended the meeting with their letters of appointment, claimed that they are been owed between five and six months, maintaining that no letter of disengagement was ever served to them.
But Secretary of the Club Mr. Saawuan Terhemen read a letter dated 20th April, 2022 terminating the appintment of staff on assumption of the Iorfa administration,
Saddened by development in the club, Principal Special Assistant to Governor Samuel Ortom on Sports and Youth Affairs, a former Super Eagles coach Chief Godwin Uwua lauded the chairman for rescuing the team from relegation.
He said ‘It is unfortunate what is happening in the club at a time when it should focus on recruitment of quality players for the next season. I urge