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Strike: Will not succumb to any form of intimidation, pressure – SSANU



There appears to be no finish to the continuing strike motion embarked upon by the non- tutorial workers of the Taraba State College because the affiliation vowed to not shift floor pending when their calls for are totally addressed.

The affiliation, that are made up of the Senior Workers Affiliation of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) and the Non-academic Workers Union of Nigerian Universities (NASU) below the umbrella of Joint Motion Committee, Taraba State College Department, as observed by DAILY POST has been on strike for over a month.

Their grievances, which embrace the non- fee of promotion allowances, pensions, amongst others, they stated have to be met by the authority involved earlier than the strike which is little question telling negatively on the picture of the establishment can be suspended.

Questioning why the administration of the establishment and the state authorities all the time go about dragging their ft on points that need to do with the welfare of the affiliation, the chairman of SSANU, Linus Williams, couldn’t fathom why the Commissioner of Tertiary Training Edward Baraya, has continued to mount pressures on the affiliation to droop the strike with out deeming it match to handle their calls for.

The affiliation, he stated “was capable of meet with the Commissioner for Tertiary Training and he advised us that we must always go and name off the strike earlier than any type of negotiation will begin in respect to our ongoing strike.”


Questioning why the stress is simply coming, he famous that “since we went over this strike, no person cares to name us to listen to our grievances and As an alternative of paying us what rightly belong to us, the powers that be have now devised one other technique of intimidation of our members.”

The chairman, who stated the authorities at bort ranges have being threatening us with the authorized coverage of no work no pay if will proceed with the strike, stated no quantity of intimidation would make them bow to the pressures.

The affiliation as acknowledged by him “won’t succumb to any type of intimidation or stress from any nook even when we aren’t paid our salaries for any interval they want” including that “what we’re combating for is our proper and so God will handle the remainder.”

Because the strike has continued to ignite dusts, the scholars as observed by Every day Submit, are presently on the receiving facet as some main social facilities inside the faculty premises, have as nicely begun to faces challenges.

The scholars who’re quick loosing their sufferers because of the strike have been observed to have lately staged peaceable demonstrations calling on the authorities to mop up the drooling tears on the faces of the hanging non tutorial workers of the College.

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