Tower staff not paid and GPL disconnects power to hotel
Tower Hotel on Main Street is up for sale once again and with the sale of the hotel comes financial problems for the staff. Today the workers decided to stage a protest following the non-payment of salaries owed by the hotel for the past several weeks.
Most of the workers are unionized and they told this newscast that they received a letter telling them not to come to work for the next 6 weeks
The matter was further compounded with the disconnection of the GPL power supply to the hotel.
The hotel was purchased by businessman Salim Azeez for over 3million US dollars.
Tower has reported that the occupancy rate has been unacceptably low since the construction of other major hotels.
The hotel houses other businesses like the EDGE nightclub, a hair dressing salon and restaurant.