African Journal of Economic Review

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Organizational Support for Workers’ Recuperation in Nigerian Banks

Joseph A. Oluyemi, Muhammed A. Yinusa, Raji Abdullateef


This paper investigates organizational support for workers’ recuperation in Nigerian Banks. The study was conducted in Ilorin, the capital city of Kwara State, Nigeria. Eight commercial banks namely, United Bank for Africa, First Bank of Nigeria, Diamond Bank, Fidelity Bank, Wema Bank, First City Monument Bank and Union Bank were included in the study out of the seventeen commercial banks located in the city. Information was gathered through questionnaire administration that consisted of 128 respondents. The Chi square statistical tool was employed to test relationship between variables. Results showed that Nigerian Banks support their staff in recuperating during illness and help to maintain their as test of relationships were statistically significant. The P value of the hypotheses tested in the study are as follows; on the basis of medical facilities provided= 0.001; on adequacy of medical facilities =0.017 and other programmes provided = 0.002. The study suggested that government should enact a law that protects bank workers by ensuring that workers are excused from work as long as their illness lasted having been certified ill by recommended medical doctor.

Keywords: Organization, Support, Sickness, Wellness, Workers, Recuperation, Banks, Chi-square

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