NASU, SSANU suspend nationwide strike


Non-Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities,
The Non-Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities, NASU, have announced the suspension of its three-month industrial action.

The Joint Action Committee comprising the Non-Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (NASU), Senior Staff Academic of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), National Association of Academic Technologists, (NAAT) embarked on strike over alleged failure of government to keep its own part of the agreement with the unions.
The National Chairman of the Joint Action Committee, Samson Ugwoke announced the suspension on Wednesday at a press briefing.
He directed members to resume on March 15, 2018.
Ugwoke said “We shall not hesitate to resume the strike if government reneges on the agreements reached or delays in any aspects.”
Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment had on Tuesday pleaded with the Non-Teaching Staff of the Nigerian Universities to suspend the strike embarked upon since Dec.10 2017.

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