Journalist to drag Zenith bank director to court
Kadijatu Savage, Reporter of the Independent Observer Newspaper who was molested and insulted by the Managing Director of Zenith Bank, Madam Oby Ikeh Unekwe and has resolved to seek redress in a court of law.
Sources say the reporter had called the Bank Director on her cellular phone in order to cross-check a story with the latter. However, instead of responding to her call, the bank director rained all sorts of insulting remarks at the female reporter, threatening to kill her.
“I’m now afraid for my life,” said Kadijatu. “She said she will kill me like leopard,” the reporter added. “I have already consulted my lawyer,” she disclosed, stressing that she will not accept any apology from any quarter. “I don’t know what might her next step,” Kadijatu said.
It should be recalled that following a radio programme on Star Radio this past Monday a recorded interview was broadcast and listeners were informed that most Sierra Leoneans who have open bank accounts with the bank had gone to the bank to close their accounts due the behavior of the Managing Director.
Sources further disclosed that the Zenith bank director had convened an emergency staff meeting bank’s head office at Rawdon Street where she insulted Sierra Leonean staff members at the bank, saying that they were the ones giving out information to journalists.
A recorded interview made available to some media houses heard the so called managing director insulting journalists in this country.
This is a matter for the intervention of the minister of information and communication, opined a senior journalist.
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