The British American Tobacco Nigeria (BATN) has reiterated its commitment to the welfare of its employees, saying it is part of its internal Human Rights Policy.
Speaking with reporters, its Legal & External Affairs Director, Freddy Messanvi, said the firm has existed in Nigeria for over 100 years and proud of its heritage and positive relationship with its staff.
He said: “I wish to emphasise that BATN has reiterated its commitment to the welfare of its employees, as part of its Internal Human Rights policy.
“As part of a global operation with a local footprint in Nigeria, we are focused on placing a high premium on our human capital and great talent pool. We are also mindful of providing great and safe place to work as we understand the impact of our people in the growth and sustainability of the company. We invest in our people as we understand that they are a competitive advantage and their welfare is taken very seriously.”
He said the firm, over the past five years, has maintained zero incidence of no work place injury and are very firm with its environment, health and safety policy implementation which applies to not just employees but also contractors, visitors and suppliers in our factories and offices.