OAU CONUA Lecturers Join NLC Strike

OAU CONUA Lecturers Join NLC Strike
  • PublishedJune 3, 2024

The Congress of University Academics (CONUA), a breakaway faction of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), have directed it members to join the ongoing following the declaration of an indefinite strike action by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), and the Trade Union Congress (TUC).

In a statement made available to Osun Defender, the Chairman of CONUA OAU,Niyi Sunmonu, stated that the union will be joining the ongoing strike.

The statement adds that the union’s national leader has been in talks with TUC leaders since yesterday, and has decided to affiliate CONUA OAU with the strike action.

All members of the union have been instructed to participate in the ongoing strike, which is expected to continue until the government meets the demands of the labor unions.

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According to the statement, “Distinguished comrades, greetings from the Council of National Officers of CONUA.

“The national leadership has been meeting and contacting the TUC since yesterday on the strike action declared by the NLC/TUC on the minimum wage.

“We would like our members to know that this is a strike action declared by the two labour centres, one of which our Union is affiliated with. CONUA is hereby identifying with this decision of the TUC.

“The national leadership regrets the delay in communicating this position to our teeming members. It was due to the “in-house” clearing procedure.”

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