Nigeria: College Non-Instructing Workers Unions Embark on Strike

“For the time being, the nationwide strike takes set except for 12 heart of the night time, 5 February 2021, pending any contrary resolution by the branches,” the official said.

The Management of the Joint Motion Committee (JAC) of the non-instructing team unions of universities says this can inch ahead with its nationwide strike on February 5.

That is to compel the Federal Authorities to address their demands, an announcement from the unions has said.

The JAC non-instructing team are the Senior Workers Affiliation of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and Non-Tutorial Workers Union of the Universities (NASU).

Peters Adeyemi, NASU Long-established Secretary, said this in an announcement collectively signed by Mohammed Ibrahim, SSANU president, on Thursday, in Abuja.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the JAC of the 2 unions NASU and SSANU had closing week threatened to embark on strike on February 5, to press dwelling its demands.

The demands integrated, rectifying inconsistencies within the Integrated Payroll Personnel Files Machine (IPPIS), non-fee of arrears of minimum wage, extend in renegotiation with authorities, NASU and SSANU 2009 settlement, amongst others.

It would even be recalled that Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, and diversified authorities officers, had met at a assembly on Wednesday, to address so much of the unions’ demands.

NAN also stories that a joint committee became characteristic up to address anomalies complained of by the unions and they also got 48 hours, to discuss a probable date for the subsequent assembly.

In keeping with Mr Adeyemi, in leer of the quit outcomes of the assembly, the management of the JAC of NASU and SSANU at the branches had been directed to convene joint total meetings on Friday, February 5.

“That is to present stories on the quit outcomes of the conciliation assembly and inch resolutions on the methodology forward. The resolutions of the branches must reach the respective Nationwide Secretariats on or before Tuesday, February 9.

“For the time being, the nationwide strike takes set except for 12 heart of the night time, 5 February, 2021, pending any contrary resolution by the branches,” he said.


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