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Wema Bank assures workers on incentives

Wema Bank assures workers on incentives

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Wema Bank plc has assured its workers of continued investment in capacity building intiatives and incentives in to adequately prepare them for sustainable life after retirement.

At the Association of Senior Staff Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions (ASSBIFI) 2018 annual symposium in Lagos, its Managing Director, Ademola Adebise, said the initiatives include entrepreneurship trainings, business development, health and other relevant trainings that would assist them to settle down to a comfortable life after retirement.

He also assured that the bank would continue to support and strengthen the union to make it more effective and better equipped to take care of retired workers of the Bank.

“Basically, that is a normal talk in any organisation, but what we are saying is that we want to be more performance driven. We are going to review our appraisals step-by-step basically to ensure that everybody is working very hard.

“There is no way anybody can be caged in the system, and when any staff is due for promotion, he or she will get promoted once the target is met by the staff. A number of things will begin to happen.

“When I assumed office a few months ago, we had meetings with staff across regions in the form of town hall meetings and discussed all issues at stake. We’ve started addressing issues that came up such as allowances, incentives, leave days and all that for different cadres of staff,” Adebise said.

He assured that the bank will continue to do its best, just as it expects a reciprocal performance from its staff. “If we build a big and profitable bank, everybody will be happy for it. We will all enjoy the benefits,” he said.

The union’s unit President, Comrade, Olushogo Oyebanji, said the union has discussed with the bank management on how to upgrade workers’ condition and that there was an assurance from the management to look into it.

He said the spirit of unionism in Wema Bank was coming alive, adding that the union will not disappoint its members.a Bank, Mr. Ademola Adebise said such initiatives include entrepreneurship trainings, business development, health and other relevant trainings that would assist them to settle down to a comfortable life after retirement.

He also assured that the bank would continue to support and strengthen the union to make it more effective and better equipped to take care of retired sfaff of the Bank.

“Basically, that is a normal talk in any organisation, but what we are saying is that we want to be more performance driven. We are going to review our appraisals step-by-step basically to ensure that everybody is working very hard, and there is no way anybody can be caged in the system, and when any staff is due for promotion, he or she will get promoted, basically once the target is met by the staff. A number of things will begin to happen.

 

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