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FCT Minister, Bello appeals to teachers’ union to call off strike



Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, the FCT Minister, has appealed to the FCT wing of the Nigerian Union of Lecturers (NUT) to name off its ongoing strike, which presently impacts main faculties managed by the Native Training Authorities (LEA) within the space councils.

The Minister made this attraction following the FCT Safety Committee assembly for the month of November on Thursday.

Bello mentioned that members of the FCT Safety Committee additionally made comparable appeals to the NUT to name off the strike, saying that the continual industrial motion was enjoying into the fingers of parts decided to cripple the nation.

The Minister additionally mentioned, “The bedrock of our schooling is the first college system and we should always not enable college students to endure for points that actually usually are not their fault. The Chairmen of the Space Councils are participating with the lecturers and we’ve got the assurances that they may attain an settlement.”

“My attraction to the lecturers is that this, no society can develop with out schooling.”

He, due to this fact, urged Directors on the Space Council, non secular and conventional leaders to dialogue with the lecturers.


Talking on different safety points, the Minister expressed his appreciation to the heads of safety companies within the FCT for the enhancements within the safety state of affairs of the Territory over the previous few weeks.

He mentioned that various incidents, together with kidnapping, had been averted with the cooperation of safety operatives and the citizenry, including that in a sure group, criminals had perfected plans to kidnap a Pastor alongside a member of his household, however the plan was foiled and the criminals arrested.

The Minister revealed that from the variety of arrests remodeled the previous few weeks, a felony community that operated throughout the FCT and neighboring states had actually been damaged.

Bello expressed optimism that interventions by the FCT Administration will give the specified safety outcomes going into the New Yr.

Recall that the FCT chapter of the NUT commenced a five-day warning strike on November 18 over the non-payment of their promotion wage arrears, lack of lecturers’ improve and insecurity, amongst others.

Knabayi mentioned the calls for of the lecturers are in two folds, including that lecturers below the FCT Administration and people below the world councils are affected.

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