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MFH Group case continues

Oct 29, 2012, 11:34 AM | Article By: Dawda Faye

Haddy Njie, who sued the MFH Group at the Kanifing Industrial Tribunal for wrongful dismissal, has continued her testimony before Magistrate Dawda Jallow.

She told the tribunal that she worked directly with the MD, and also worked with Mariama Dibba who was one year her senior.

She stated that she received calls for the MD, filed personal documents, receive mails from their suppliers and sent personal orders to their suppliers.

Ms Njie added that when she was with Edward they did the salary, entering overtime of staff, typing, sending mails, filing all confidential documents and controlled the time sheet.

She testified that she performed these duties for one year six months up to January 2012, adding that she was called by Edward, who told her that he wanted her to go to the hardware warehouse.

She said he further told her that she should execute orders, and should not ask him any questions, adding that Edward spoke to her in a harsh manner, and that she was annoyed.

Haddy Njie stated that the MD calmed her down, indicating that she was never given a warning letter, adding that Edward asked her to be at the warehouse or resign.

She said the following day, Edward asked her why she did not go to the warehouse, further stating that the MD told her that she was crying the previous day until he asked her what happened.

She adduced that Edward maintained that she had to go to the warehouse, but she insisted that she would not go.

She testified that the MD asked her to go to the warehouse for a while, and he would settle the problem, adding that she was convinced and she went to the warehouse.

She added that she stayed at the warehouse for two months and Edward sent her to another warehouse, adding that after one week, they appointed another secretary, Aji Mariama Senghore.

Haddy Njie narrated that her responsibility at the warehouse was to work on the computer as an operator, adding that there were already two people engaged in the warehouse, and one of them was in the computer office.

She said she was working on bills in the second warehouse.

The case was adjourned to 13 November 2012.

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