Lagos Businessman, and Lounge operator, Lanre Nzeribe who owns a lounge at 19 Adetokunbo Ademola street, Victoria Island, Lagos, has been enmeshed in a scandal of assaulting one of his workers.
Sources say, Lanre demanded for N8,000 from the sales which was made, but his staff in explaining to him, that she was yet to balance the cash, from the day’s sales.
Narrating her ordeal to one of our reporters, Linda Dominguez, who was recently sacked by Lanre for refusing to give him Eight Thousand Naira(8,000) said, “I had a fever on Thursday because the rain beat me on Wednesday. I still worked hard from 10am till 1am at night. I went to 3 different supermarkets to buy food stock because Lanre wants Receipts. Yet I still get slapped 3 times.”
Narrating further, she stated that, she still works even though her salary hasn’t been paid, or her percentages from the bar sales given, Lanre promised to pay but has refused to pay his staff since May 18th.
On the account of what transpired, Linda said, “they had a 3rd party live band event. Lanre wanted me to give him N8000 from the sales. I told him to wait until i tally the percentage with the 3rd party for their 30% commission so there is transparency. He insisted I give him the 8,000,I later told him to take the money himself since it is his Lounge and he said I was fired and I said over 8k? Lanre slapped me. It landed on my surgery jaw and it has been bleeding since. Lanre slapped me twice on the jaw and once on my other jaw and the impact of the last slap connected me to the fridge in the kitchen.”
The sacked staff Secret Reporters learnt, is currently battling with a bruised back and a bleeding jaw.
Efforts to reach Lanre Nzeribe on this case were unsuccessful.