NASU, ASURI, SSAUTHRIAI begin strike today

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU), the Senior Staff Association of Universities, Teaching Hospitals, Research Institutes and Associated Institutions (SSAUTHRIAI) and the Academic Staff Union of Research Institutions (ASURI) will begin an indefinite strike action nationwide today.

The workers said their decision to embark on the strike action include the failure of government to implement fully the Agreement it signed with the unions in the research and allied institutions since January, 2011.

Addressing a joint press conference in Abuja, NASU General Secretary, Peters A. Adeyemi, ASURI General Secretary Theo Ndubuaku and SSAUTHRIAI General Secretary, M. O. Akinade said after several failed promises and expiration of various ultimatum, the workers have now lost their patience hence the decision to embark on the strike action.

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