College lecturers refuse to resume after NLC calls off strike

College lecturers refuse to resume after NLC calls off strike

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College lecturers refuse to resume after NLC calls off strike
The lecturers said they will not be intimidated to suspend the strike because of government's no work no pay policy. Following the suspension of the Nigerian Labour Congress nationwide strike, College of education lecturers across the country. While threatening to continue the strike, the Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU said it would not […]
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The lecturers said they will not be intimidated to suspend the strike because of government's no work no pay policy.

Following the suspension of the Nigerian Labour Congress nationwide strike, College of education lecturers across the country.

While threatening to continue the strike, the Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU said it would not be intimidated by the no work no pay policy of the Nigerian government.

In a statement released in Abuja, the National President of COEASU, Nuhu Ogirima said the union is ready for a prolonged battle with the government.

''As we conclude the first phase of the national strike, we urge you all to be not distracted by the intimidation and threat of no work no pay. The threat should rather strengthen our resolve that enough is enough of exploitative work. It’s no pay no work! So, do brace up for a prolonged battle – it is a no retreat no surrender action, for if we refused to stand for COE system now, we may not get it right again.” He said.

 

The union also said the no work no pay policy is a sign of insensitivity and irresponsibility towards the law-abiding labour force of the country.

“Where salaries are paid, it is the cooperative societies’ membership subscriptions and Unions’ dues that are being used to service/augment government allocation for salaries. So, if we didn’t threaten government no pay no work, why would government threaten us with no work no pay because we’re now requesting the government to pay us full salary, by the strike,”  he queried.

The statement further says College of lecturers have never been so poor adding that they have been exploited too much.

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