The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities SSANU and Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities held a joint protest in Ibadan to demand the implementation of a subsisting court judgement and other pressing issues.
The unions were demanding the implementation of the judgment of the National Industrial Court regarding Universities Staff School teachers’ enrollment on government payroll, earned allowances and renegotiation of 2009 agreement.
Addressing newsmen during the protest, which took place on the University of Ibadan campus, the Chairman of SSANU, Wale Akinremi, who spoke on behalf of the two unions, urged the Federal Government to respond to their demand to avert the impending strike.
Akinremi said that the protest became imperative after their attempt to draw federal government’s attention by due process failed.
Akinremi said that the associations had given the government a 14-day ultimatum after which they would proceed on a five day warning strike.