Varsity workers says tomorrow’s strike will be total, comprehensive

Varsity workers will begin a nationwide strike tomorrow over the issue of Earned Allowances, sacked workers of university staff schools and other issues affecting their members and the university system.

President of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and chairman of Joint Action Committee of NASU and SSANU, Samson Ugwoke, told Sunday Tribune on Saturday that the strike would start tomorrow.

Ugwoke pointed out that already, their members have been mobilised, while all the non-teaching staff in the university system across the federation have been directed to stay at home from Monday.

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The SSANU president, who said the strike would be “comprehensive and total,” however, said it would last for five days, from Monday to Friday, to serve as a warning to the Federal Government.

“Yes, the strike will start on Monday, and it will be comprehensive and total. It will last for five days, Monday to Friday. To ensure its success, we have already mobilised all our members and they have been directed to stay away from work from Monday,” Ugwoke told Sunday Tribune.


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