Plateau varsity lecturers go on indefinite strike

By Kolade Adeyemi, Jos

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Plateau State University chapter, has embarked on an indefinite strike over the nonchalant attitude of the state government to address some teething problems confronting the institution.

The Chairman of ASUU in the institution, Dr Bentse Pamson, who disclosed this to reporters, stated that the decision was arrived at by members to go on strike during an emergency congress held in Jos on Saturday.

Pamson said, “We have just held our congress where our members unanimously agreed to proceed on strike immediately. We have already secured the approval of NEC to embark on local strike action at Plateau State University if the state government fails to meet our demands.”

Advancing reasons for the strike, the ASUU chairman said, “We have a total of seven unresolved issues which we have been calling the attention of the state government to.

For instance, if you come to the University,…

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