The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has joined the ongoing nationwide strike in line with the directive from the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress.
ASUU in a letter written to all zonal coordinators and chairpersons of the union, demanded that members be mobilised for the nationwide strike.
The letter was issued on Monday night and signed by ASUU’s National President, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke.
The letter read, “The Nigeria Labour Congress at a Joint National Executive Council of NLC and TUC directed all affiliate unions to commence the withdrawal of services with effect from midnight today November 13, 2023.
“As an affiliate of NLC, all members of our union are hereby directed to join this action of NLC to protect the interest of Nigerian workers and the leadership of the union.
“Zonal coordinators and branch chairpersons should immediately mobilise our members to participate in the action. A people united, cannot be defeated.”
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