By Sodiq Lawal
Non-Academic Workers from all Nigerian Universities are set for a Nationwide protest over the ongoing Strike action by the Non Academic Unions in the Country.
In a document made available to Osundefender and signed by the senior Assistant General secretary for Joint Action Congress, Kingly U.S Okayi stated that the ” JAC of NAAT, NASU and SSANU has arranged for a peaceful mass Protest Rally to take place on Thursday 8th march 2018, to protest the non- implementation of the federal Government of Nigeria’s Agreements with the Unions and poor Response by the government to the ongoing national strike embarked upon by the JAC of the 3 unions.”
The Peaceful Rally is slated to take-off exactly 9:00am at Unity Fountain, through the federal Ministry of Education Shehu Shagari way, Federal Secretariat and Ends at National Assembly Complex 3 arms Zone.
The Non Academic workers are protesting alleged disparity in payment of Earned allowance to workers in Nigerian Universities.
It could be recalled that the workers went on strike on December 4,2017 but after a meeting with the Federal Government on December 19 ,nothing has been heard on negotiations with leadership of JAC claiming that it is yet to hear from the Federal government.