SSANU and NASU are ready to commence a two weeks nationwide warning strike:
Following the non-compliance of the Federal Government of Nigeria to redeem ASUU demands. The Joint Action Committee (JAC) of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and Non-Academic Staff Union of Allied and Educational Institutions (NASU) have declared a two-week nationwide warning strike.
According to the Union ,it was contained in a memo addressed to the leadership of the unions’ branches nationwide and dated Friday, March 25th, 2022.
The Memo reads in part; “In view of the nonchalant attitude of the Federal government to our demands, this is to direct our members in all universities and inter-university centres throughout the country to commence a two-week strike by midnight of Sunday, 27 March, 2022, in the first instance as earlier conveyed to the federal government in our letter.
“Please note that the two-week warning strike should be comprehensive and total as no concession should be given under any guise.
“Your strict compliance and adherence to this directive is mandatory for all branches of NASU and SSANU in the universities and inter-university centres.”
“Since this letter was served to the federal government as at 16th March, 2022. We have not received any updates from the Federal government. We actually gave them a deadline to be 27th March, 2022. For them to make a respond , but till now we have not received any updates from them. We the Union has declared 28th March, 2022 as the latest date for the commencement of a two weeks nation-wide Strike.
This memo was addressed to the office of the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, and dated March 16, 2022, JAC of SSANU and NASU, had accused the government of insincerity in its implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and Memorandum of Action (MoA) reached with the government in October 2020 and February 2021 respectively.
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