All the major non-teaching staff
unions of Nigerian public universities have agreed to commence a total and indefinite strike from September 11.
The Joint Action Committee, JAC, of
Senior Staff Association of Nigerian
Universities, SSANU; Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities, NASU; and the National Association of Academic
Technologists, NAAT, announced
the strike on Wednesday.
At a press conference in Abuja, the
chairman of JAC who is also the President of SSANU, Samson Ugwoke, explained reasons for their decisions.
Mr. Ugwoke said the nationwide strike would be total and comprehensive.
“During the strike, there shall be
no provision of services, no matter
how skeletal. Concessions shall not
be granted while all our members
are to stay at home till further
notice, unless as directed by JAC
through their respective
presidents,” he said.
This poses more troubles for the Federal Government as the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU is also on an indefinite strike which will date one month on September 13 and is yet to reach its resolution.