A civil rights group, Save Lagos Group (SLG) has petitioned the authority of Nigeria Police Force (NPF), the anti-graft body and other related agencies including National Human Rights Commission(NHRC) on the plights of Nigerians working in Lebanese Company (CARTERTAINMENT) located at No.1303 Akin Adesola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, seeking the urgent intervention of the security agents in getting justice for the affected Nigerians.
Other two companies were; BEAMCO Nigeria Limited, Kofo Abayomi Avenue, Apapa, Lagos and ECLAT Properties Limited at No.44b,Ijaiye road, Caterpillar Bus stop ,Ogba, Lagos State .
The group alleged that the three (3) companies had engaged in barbaric
way of dealing with the Nigeria citizens working with the companies before and currently, describing the companies as notorious, wicked, satanic and fraudulent in Nature, adding that all their actions were against the labour law and rule of engagement in the country.
It raised the allegations of fraudulent practices, slave trade, women trafficking and indecent assault against the management of the Companies, alleging that the companies were also threatening the lives of innocent citizens who had entitlement to be collected from them and this made the group to develop interest in the matter and as well write the security authorities in the land for necessary action in order to prevent any breaking down of law and order in Lagos State.
In a signed Petition Letter by the Convener of the group, Comrade Adeniyi,Alimi Sulaiman, dated Thursday 1st of August, 2019 with the title: “Petition against Mr. Mazin Lebaniz with Phone number-08033051888,Mr. Akintunde with Phone number-08023712268,Mr. David with Phone number-08138134724 and other top management of
CATERTAINMENT Company, Management of BEAMCO Nigeria limited and ECLAT
Properties Limited” ,which the copies were made available to newsmen on Sunday.
The Complainants against of CATERTAINMENT Company were; Sister Mary Idiata ,Nwaedozi Deborah, Ugbala Ogechi, Emmanuel Akpan, Ramoni Abidoye and many others and Mr. Abass Adeoti and Mr. Oladipupo sholeye Ajani complaint against BEAMCO Nigeria Limited, while Mr. Taoheed Adekunle Oladapo lodged complaint against ECLAT Properties Limited.
It further stressed that the peaceful complaint by the group to the security agents were necessary for amicable resolution of the matter, before mass action if the authorities of the security operatives fail to prevail in the matter.
According to the Letter, “In view of the indubitable fact that the jungle rule of delusive demagogues and desperadoes are being satanically entrenched in the aforementioned three Companies. The Companies are intentionally served as a bait to trap the unsuspected Nigeria like their aforementioned Nigerian victims. They have subjected Nigerian workers in these Companies into labour slavery,
degradation and maltreatment of highest order.
“Consequently, before the suspects would send the complainants to early grave , the SLG as a Non-Governmental Human Rights Organization(NGO) that always protect the fundamental Rights of the Citizens, most especially, Lagosians at home and abroad, are formally request your good office to effect the arrest of all these aforementioned suspects without any further delay “.
It then calls for credible, unbiased and thorough investigation by the security agents into the subject matter so as to unravel the
wickedness of the alleged suspects.