The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions, NASU and Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities, SSANU have directed their members to mobilise for a nationwide protest, after the recent breakdown of dialogue between the Ministers of Education and Labour, and the Joint Action Committee of the unions.

The protest, according to a circular ordered to all branch chairmen of the two unions will begin today, 8th July, 2024, across the state chapters of the federation, and a national protest in Abuja on 18th July.

General Secretary of NASU and National President of SSANU, Peters Adeyemi, and Mohammed H. Ibrahim, in the circular they jointly signed, said the National body of the Joint Action Committee, JAC of NASU and SSANU met on to appraise and take position on the current situation in respect of the withheld four months’ salaries and other grievances of our members in University and Inter-University Centres.

Also, the National JAC on invitation met with the Minister of Education; Minister of State for Education; Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education; other top officials of the Ministry and National Universities Commission, NUC.

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