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Labour strike: ASUU joins nationwide strike over unmet wage demands


The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has joined the ongoing strike initiated by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) following the Federal Government’s failure to meet the unions’ minimum wage demand.

In a statement addressed to ASUU branch chairpersons and zonal coordinators on Monday, ASUU President Emmanuel Osodeke instructed university lecturers nationwide to participate in the strike as an affiliate of the congress.

“The NLC has declared an indefinite strike action beginning from Monday, 3rd June, 2024, due to the Government’s failure to conclude the renegotiation of minimum wage for Nigerian workers and reverse the hike in electricity tariffs,” Osodeke stated.

“Our branches are hereby enjoined to join the strike action as an affiliate member of Congress. Consequently, branch chairpersons are to mobilise all members to participate in the strike action. Yours in the struggle.”

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