Thursday, 1 March 2018

Strike:JAC To Hold Peaceful Mass Rally

By Uthman Samad

Non Academic Workers from all Nigerian Universities are set for a Nationwide protest over the ongoing Strike action by the Non-Academics in the Country, OAU Peeps can confirm.

In a document obtained duly signed by the senior Assistant General secretary for  Joint Action Congress, Kingly U.S Okayi stated that the " JAC of NAAT, NASU and SSANU has arranged for a peaceful mass Protest Rally to take place on Thursday 8th march 2018, to  protest the non-implementation of the federal Government of Nigeria's Agreements with the Unions and poor Response by the government to the ongoing national strike embarked upon by the JAC of the 3 unions ".

The venue of the Peaceful Rally slated to takeoff exactly 9:00am at Unity Fountain, through the federal Ministry of Education shehu Shagari way, Federal Secretariat and Ends at National Assembly Complex 3 arms Zone .

The Non Academic workers are protesting alleged disparity in payment of Earned allowance to workers in Nigerian Universities. The workers went on strike on December 4,2017 but after a meeting with the Federal Government on December 19 ,nothing has been heard on negotiations with leadership of JAC claiming that it is yet to hear from the Federal government.

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