Saturday, June 15, 2024

ASUU JOINS NATIONWIDE NLC STRIKE

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The Academic staff union of universities ASUU has joined the National labour Congress and Trade Union congress indefinite strike.

In a letter signed on the 2nd of June by Emmanuel osodoke the president of ASUU, the association declared that all branches join in the strike action as affiliate member of the Labour congress.

NLC and TUC had on Friday declared a nationwide indefinite strike starting from today, Monday, the 3rd of June.The strike is a retaliation to the failure of the government to increase the national minimum wage and reduce the increased electricity tariff.

ASUU joined in the strike just as many other associations affiliated to the Labour congress has complied.

The transmission company of Nigeria has shut down the national grid which explains the lack of electricity in many parts of Nigeria.

National union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) has also declared their compliance as they announced withdrawal of their services starting from the 2nd of june 12: 00 midnight.

The Nigerian union of petroleum and gas workers (NUPENG), Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), National Union of Banks, among other critical unions has also written to their members to ensure compliance.

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