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Nigerian Universities to be shut down from Monday as workers begin strike

Nigerian college laborers containing the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, and Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities, NASU, under the support of the Joint Action Congress(JAC), have pledged to start a one-week cautioning strike from Monday.

A letter marked by the director of JAC, Samson Ugwoke and issued on Friday, said the notice strike was planned for pushing the Federal Government to fulfill their needs.

As indicated by the associations, the battling issues incorporate installment of earned remittances, University Staff Schools matter, renegotiation of 2019 FGN/Unions understanding, among others.

“At the termination of the 14-day final proposal, Sunday, August 18, 2019, without a positive reaction from the Federal Government of Nigeria, individuals will continue on a 5-day cautioning strike in all Branches from Monday nineteenth to Friday, August 23, 2019.

“You are, accordingly, coordinated to appropriately assemble our individuals for this activity. All defaulting branches will be authorized as needs are. If you don’t mind, be guided,” the letter peruses.

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities had before gotten ready for an across the country challenge on July 15 in front of an uncertain strike over the disappointment of the government to actualize its concurrences with them.

In the interim, Joint Action Congress(JAC), University of Jos branch, had given the Federal Government a two-day final offer inside which to fulfill their needs or face a five-day cautioning strike.

Mrs. Esther Ezeama, the administrator of the association, gave the final offer during a news gathering on Thursday in Jos.