Akwa Ibom Teachers Embark On Indefinite Strike

Akwa Ibom Teachers Embark On Indefinite Strike

Akwa Ibom State Teachers in public primary and secondary schools have embarked on indefinite strike to press home their demands for the payment of eight years leave grant and six years of promotion arrears.

According to SAHARA REPORTERS, this was disclosed in a statement by the state Nigerian Union Teachers’ Secretary, Victor Amirize.Information Guide Nigeria

Victor Amirize said that the union arrived at the decision after “all avenues of negotiation and amicable resolutions failed on the part of the state government.”

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Amirize said the strike which took effect from midnight Tuesday, listed the demands of teachers in the state to include, “payment of 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 leave grants to primary schools teachers.

“The Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) hereby orders all primary and secondary schools teachers in public schools to proceed on an indefinite strike action.

“The government could not address the demands of the teachers after 21 working days and subsequent seven days ultimatum given by the union to the government.

“The government promise of payment of one year leave grant on compassionate ground and completion of payment of one month minimum wage arrears to primary schools teachers could not be actualised.Jamb Result

“Payment of promotion arrears for six years – 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 to primary schools teachers. Release of 2017, 2018 promotion exercise conducted by State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB).“

SAHARA REPORTERS reveals that the union also demanded the refund of 7 ½ per cent contributory pension to primary school teachers and appointment of teachers as permanent secretaries among others.

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Idongesit Akpa-Ayang

Idongesit is a graduate of Communication Arts, University of Uyo. Currently working as a news reporter at InfoGuide Nigeria.

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