ASUU Update – More Troubles for FG as SSANU, NAAT & NASU Starts Indefinite Strike on Monday
As the Federal Government is still struggling to resolve the issue of ASUU strike which started on August 14th after a meeting of the National Executive Council (NEC) in Abuja, concerning the failure for the Federal Government to fully implement the 2009 FGN-ASUU Agreement and the 2013 Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
Dr, Biodun Ogunyemi, the ASUU National President said that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) had declared a ‘total, comprehensive and indefinite’ nationwide industrial strike, He further said the union had agreed that there shall be “no teaching and no examination” during the strike. Until Federal Government clear all debts that were owed to the union longtime ago.
SSANU, NAAT & NASU to Start Indefinite Strike On Monday 11th
More problems arise for the Federal Government after a Joint Action Committee (JAC) meeting of non-teaching unions on Wednesday 6th as the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU), the Non Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU), and the National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT), jointly declared an indefinite strike starting from Monday 11th.
This was made known by the chairman of JAC and SSANU President, Samson Ugwoke. He said the industrial action would be “total and comprehensive and there will be no provision of services from members of the union during the strike, no matter how skeletal.”
Ugwoke further said, “concessions would not be granted while all union members would stay at home until further notice, unless as directed by JAC through their respective presidents.”
A message which is titled “DIRECTIVE TO PROCEED ON INDEFINITE AND TOTAL STRIKE” signed by the NAAT President, Com, Eng, Sani Suleiman, the NASU President, Com, Chris O. Ani and the SSANU President, Com, Samson C. Ugwoke had been sent to all the association’s branch chairmen.