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Family of deceased dockworker‘ll be compensated, says terminal official

President, Dockworkers Branch, MWUN, Adewale Adeyanju inspecting the scene of accident at the terminal
Management of Five Star Logistics
Terminal in Lagos on
Monday said it would pay all entitlements of the dockworker, Mr Pius Ifah, who died on Sept. 30, to
his family.

Group Chief Accountant of Five Star Logistics, Mr 
Bashiru Adesina ,  made this known to the News
Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.
said that the management was waiting for the report of an investigation into
the accident that claimed the life of the dockworker.
also said the company was used to observing safety standards in all its
added that the company was aware of the occupational hazards and had serious
concerns about safety.
“We observe safety standards in all our
operations. Since this happened, we have given all the necessary information to
the insurance company for the family to be compensated.
“What happened at the terminal on that day was
purely an accident and could not have been a deliberate act because we are
“The reports will, however, tell us what
really happened at the terminal and the necessary actions that will be taken,’’ 
reports that the late Ifah died when some heavy duty pipes rolled off and fell
on him, leading to his death.
dockworkers in protest, temporarily stopped work at the terminal as a mark of
solidarity for the deceased.

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