The Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) have directed its members to commence a five-day warning strike.
The unions in a joint statement to Okay.ng signed by the General Secretary of NASU, Mr Peters Adeyemi, as well as the National President of SSANU, Mr Samson Ugwoke, told members to embark on strike from Monday.
The joint statement reads in full underneath:
DIRECTIVE ON FIVE DAY NATIONAL STRIKE
Following the expiration of the 14-day ultimatum given to the Government and its failure to show firm commitment towards resolving the following issues:
1. Payment of Earned Allowances
2. University Staff Schools matter
3. Renegotiation of 2009 Agreements; you are hereby directed to embark on a five (5) day strike effective from Monday, 19th to Friday, 23rd August 2019.
Be informed that the strike is total and comprehensive for the five days. No form of Concession or internal arrangement should be made with Managements while ALL members must be directed to stay away from their duty posts.
Kindly recall the decision of the National Executive Councils of the two unions to the effect that Branches that default in compliance should be sanctioned. The National leadership shall not hesitate in this regard.
You are hereby directed to fully mobilise your members and ensure full compliance.
Yours in the struggle.