By Abimbola Emmanuel
Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Natasha Akide, popularly known as Tacha, has taken to social media to give a piece of advice to business owners concerning the conduct of their support staff.
The reality TV star took to her Instagram story on Monday where she recounted her ordeal in the hands of a driver her company employed after the previous one had caused the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) to impound her vehicle.
She disclosed that the driver connived with the gateman of a company to steal fuel barely two months after he joined the company.
According to her, business owners have to be extra careful with the type of support staff they keep around them adding that they need to double-check because people such as this will not hesitate to ruin one’s business.
She wrote: “Everybody needs to be careful with the kind of support staff they keep around them. My company employed this driver on the 31st of August after the former driver took one way on Lekki-Epe way, and LASMA impounded my van. I know the struggle I went through to get my van back.
“A new driver was employed and I assumed everything was okay until I got a mail from the management of the property I stay in, thanking me for my stay and wanting to have a short conversation with me. On the 6th of October, we jumped on a Zoom call where they dropped the reason for the Zoom call.
“Apparently, my driver had been conniving with the gateman of the property to steal the premises fuel and they sell it together! I was shocked. How can somebody who has not worked for two months in a company be stealing fuel?” (sic)
“I know we cannot be 100 percent correct when we make decisions about our support staff, but please let’s double-check because people like this will just ruin business for you.”