Things just got worse for students of Nigerian educational institutions as all major non-teaching staff unions of public universities have embarked on an indefinite strike, joining the Academic Staff Union of Universities.
According to the Premium Times, the strike is set to begin from September 11. The Joint Action Committee (JAC) of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) and the National Association of Academic Technologists, (NAAT), announced the strike on Wednesday, September 6.
The president of SSANU, also the chairman of JAC, Samson Ugwoke speaking at a press conference in Abuja explained reasons for the industrial action, saying the nationwide strike would be total and comprehensive.
“During the strike, there shall be no provision of services, no matter how skeletal. Concessions shall not be granted while all our members are to stay at home till further notice, unless as directed by JAC through their respective presidents.” He said.