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Sunday, 29 March 2015

Mumias Sugar staff want consultant axed

Employees of Mumias sugar company are up in arms against a consultant who is allegedly misleading the company MD Cotts Otolo to come up unpopular decisions
They claimed that one Vesulus Odhiambo said to be  related to the  MD  now calls the shots at the company head office
They claimed that along with other two people one Nereah who works as the CEO’s personal assistant despite the fact that he has a diploma in air ticketing and Leah Nyarero working as marketers in the Nairobi office as the people  behind the MD’s decision to cut the allowance of employees by 50pc something that has led to  a cold strike in the financially strained company
They said that Odhiambo who is said to be married to a sister of the boss  has been given company house and also drives a company car although he is not an employee of the company. It is suspected that Odhiambo is being groomed to take over the post of head of human resource when he has a degree in political science.
They accused the man of highhandedness for the short period he has been in the company as he has picked quarrels with managers.
The employees gave the management a one-month ultimatum to sack with the said consultant or they will flush him out the company premises.