The Manager, Public & Government Affairs Department of ExxonMobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited – Regina Udobong has instituted a One Billion Naira libel claims against one Mfon Abia at an Uyo High Court.
Our inquiries indicate that the Defendant was an analyst in the same department with the Plaintiff. She is alleged to have taken to an online forum to accuse the plaintiff, ExxonMobil and other staff of the multinational oil giant of corruption, collusion and responsibility for her removal, and that of other employees who also lost their jobs in the 2016 lay – off.
In her affidavit in support of the claim, the Plaintiff said that the Defendant had between October 26 & November 4, 2018 published the said libelous content in the LinkedIn Online Professional Platform.
A downloaded copy of some of the alleged libelous posts by the defendant, obtained by our correspondent read, “My position is clear and I am going to state it again for everyone to read – Regina Udobong Must Go because she is guilty of corruption gross abuse of power & violation of ExxonMobil’s procedures and policies”.
When our Correspondent visited her address, given as Essien Essien street, After Daniel Academy, Nta Isip, Ikot Ibiok – Eket, to get her side to the brewing claims, it was learnt that she is presently in the United States of America.