ASUU declares nationwide strike in solidarity with NLC, TUC

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, in solidarity with sister unions, has asked its members to join the nationwide strike declared by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC).

The directive was issued Monday evening by President of the association, Prof Emmanuel Osodeke via a letter sent to all the union zonal coordinators and branch chairpersons of the union.

According to the letter, the nationwide strike action was to take effect from 112:00 midnight on Monday.

It read, “The Nigeria Labour Congress at a Joint National Executive Council (NEC) of NLC and TUC directed all affiliate Unions to commence withdrawal of services with effect from 12:00 midnight today 13th November 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,” he said.

See letter below…

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