BREAKING: SSANU, NASU Begin Nationwide Protests Tuesday


SSANU and NASU will start nationwide protests on Tuesday.


PoliticalNews Nigeria studies that the Senior Employees Affiliation of Nigeria Universities and Non-Educational Employees Union of Instructional and Related Establishments have directed their members throughout the nation to mobilise for a nationwide protest.


In a round directed to all department chairmen of the 2 unions and made out there to the media in Abuja on Sunday, the unions stated the protest would start on July 9, 2024, throughout the state chapters of the federation, and a nationwide protest in Abuja on July 18.



The round was collectively signed by the Common Secretary of NASU and the Nationwide President of SSANU, Peters Adeyemi, and Mohammed Ibrahim, respectively.


The unions stated the protest follows the latest breakdown of dialogue between the Joint Motion Committee of the 2 our bodies and the Ministers of Training and Labour and Employment.


The assertion learn, “The Nationwide physique of the Joint Motion Committee of NASU and SSANU met on Thursday, 4th July 2024, to appraise and take a place on the present state of affairs in respect of the withheld 4 months’ salaries and different grievances of our members in College and Inter-College Centres.


“Equally, the Nationwide JAC, on invitation, met with the Minister of Training; Honourable Minister of State for Training; Everlasting Secretary, Ministry of Training; different prime officers of the Ministry and Nationwide Universities Fee.


“Sadly, the engagement with the Minister of Training has not proven any convincing dedication to the fee of the withheld salaries and resolutions of different pending grievances of JAC of the 2 unions.

“Additionally it is disheartening that the JAC was additionally on the Federal Ministry of Labour & Employment, and as traditional, the Honourable Minister of State was not on seat to obtain us, as we had been knowledgeable that she had an pressing name from the villa. The Everlasting Secretary who stood in for her couldn’t make any dedication on the problems raised.”


In accordance with the round, the unions stated that they had selected a collection of commercial actions following the failure of the Federal Authorities to handle their grievances.


It added, “In view of this disappointment and failure of presidency to handle grievances of NASU and SSANU, JAC has selected a collection of Industrial actions which embrace the next; All branches of NASU and SSANU ought to mandatorily maintain a basic assembly on Monday, eighth July, 2024 to sensitise members on the insensitivity of presidency to our plights.


“A one-day protest needs to be held on Tuesday, ninth July 2024, at every department concurrently. Each department ought to make sure that all members totally take part within the protest and that the media is satisfactorily mobilized.


“A nationwide protest can be held in Abuja on Thursday, 18th July 2024, after which JAC will meet to announce a date when the strike motion will start. Additional info can be communicated appropriately. Thanks to your anticipated cooperation on this regard.”

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