Nassarawa State Polytechnic Suspend Its Two Weeks Indefinite Strike

The Joint Union of Tertiary Institutions in Nasarawa State has suspended its two weeks indefinite strike .
The state’ s Chairman of the union , Mr Ariks Bashayi, made it known at the suspension on Wednesday in Lafia, shortly after the union ’ s emergency meeting .
In his statement , the suspension of the strike is due to the commitment shown by the State Government through the authorities of the three tertiary institutions owned by the state .
“ Though all our demands were not met , the union has shifted ground for now .
“ The State Government and other stakeholders appealed to the union to call – off the strike to pave way for further negotiations . ”
Bashayi mentioned that the government had agreed to grant 75 percent of the union ’ s demands, resulting in the suspension of the strike.
The chairman called on members of the union to resume work immediately, pending further directives from the union .
On April 5 , the union embarked on an indefinite strike, citing government ’ s refusal to address welfare- related issues .
The institutions involved in the strike are the College of Education, Akwanga , College of Agriculture , Lafia and the Nassarawa State Polytechnic, Lafia.
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