Strike: FG, varsity staff reach new agreement

Strike: FG, varsity staff reach new agreement

Non-teaching staff of Nigerian Universities and the federal government signed a new agreement with a view to ending their two weeks old strike embarked upon to press for the implementation of their demands.

After a conciliatory meeting with the three union which lasted for over eight hours, ending in the wee hours of Thursday, Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, assured the unions under the Joint Action Council that government will implement the agreements reached.

He said the government has agreed to address all twelves issues raised by the striking workers, including the payment of salaries shortfalls and the Unpaid earned allowances for the striking workers.

The non-teaching staff includes the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), the National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) and the Non-Academic Staff Union of universities (NASU).


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