Activities Grounded at U.I, as Students Protest - Aluta News

Activities Grounded at U.I, as Students Protest

Due to the strike embarked on by the three non -academic staff unions of the institution, activities have been grounded at the University of Ibadan .
The unions are Senior Staff Association of Nigerian
Universities, Non-Academic Staff Union and
National Association of Academic Technicians.
The unions began indefinite strike on March 10
to protest against shortfalls in payment of
salaries and illegal deduction in pension since
December 2016.

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Some of the students who reside on the campus
told News Agency Nigeria that staying was
becoming unbearable due to their inability to
access water and electricity.
They called on the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Idowu
Olayinka, to find a way to resolve issues with the
striking workers.

Director of Communication of the university,
Olatunji Oladejo, said he was in a management
meeting hence could not react immediately.
The university has no fewer than 8,000 students
in the halls of residence.

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