The Abia State government has announced that it will investigate allegations of abuse of workers at a Chinese steel company in the state
Sam Hart, the Director-General of Abia State Quality Management Agency announced this on Twitter on Thursday.
Earlier, a twitter user, @Truthfully83 released a series of visuals showing alleged abuse of Nigerians working at the factory located in Ukwa, Abia state.
In the Twitter thread, @truthfully83 made a series of allegations against the Chinese firm which include physical assault of workers, sexual harassment, terrible working conditions, discrimination and others.
Sam Hart in the tweet said the governor of the state, Okezie Ikpeazu has “directed an investigation into the situation at Inner Galaxy Steel Company, Ukwa, Abia State. A number of Government officials were at the premises this morning including the Member Representing the LGA at the HoA.”