Non-Academic exercises in University will be incapacitated for five days from tomorrow as the non-showing staff unions including the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, National Association of Academic Technologists, NAAT, and Non-Academic Staff Union, NASU, have debilitated to initiate on a notice strike over non-usage of the 2009 assertions the unions went into with the Federal Government.
Interim, the Joint Action Committee, JAC, of the three unions have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari over what it portrayed as the “proceeded with modern distress at Federal University of Technology, FUTA, Akure”, encouraging “unequivocal government activity concerning the University’s Vice Chancellor.”
JAC likewise kept in touch with the Minister of Education, Adamu, illuminating him of the determination of the three unions to set out on the notice strike. The three University member unions, in an announcement in Abuja, recorded ten grouse whereupon they chose to pronounce the strike which in their letter to the pastor “has turned out to be important to make government make fundamental move to completely actualize the 2009 FGN/Non-Teaching Staff Unions Agreements it openly went into with us.” According to the announcement, “The University framework is tested by poor administration and managerial breaches which should be tended to comprehensively. Poor subsidizing of our University, setback in an installment of staff pay rates, expanding debasement in the University framework.” Also recorded as among the issues that required consideration of the prior government was “the issue of deficient physical foundation and relinquished ventures which they said decreases the limit and yield of her individuals. Different territories that administration had purportedly disregarded were “the issue of the absence of satisfactory instructing and learning offices which have lessened the profitability of our individuals and the non-installment of Earned Allowances being the result of the 2009 Agreement.” JAC said the issue of the Nigerian University Pension Management Commission, NUPEMCO, to determine the issue of University staff benefits, the non-usage of the National Industrial Court, NIC, judgment on University staff schools and the non-execution of the arranged profession structure for technologists, CONTISS 14 and 15. In the letter to Buhari, JAC said that emerging from issues of genuine contradiction between worker’s organizations in the foundation and the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Adebiyi Gregory Daramola, there had been nonstop modern agitation. The letter was marked by Comrades Samson C. Ugwoke, SSANU President, Sani Suleiman, President of NAAT and Chris O. Ani, President of NASU and replicated to the priests of instruction, work and business, Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission and President, Nigeria Labor Congress.