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INDUSTRIAL ACTION: ASUU Strike Festers As Unions Shut Down Kaduna State University

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The Kaduna State University chapters of Senior Staff Association, Non Academic Staff union and National Association of Technologists have joined the nationwide indefinite strike declared by unions on Monday.

Chairman of the Universities Senior Staff Association, Kantoma Bala, told newsmen in Kaduna on Tuesday, that the three unions had formed a Joint Action Committee to monitor the strike.

Bala explained that it is a national strike and the non-academic staff unions are part of the respective national bodies.  ASUU strike began the indefinite strike as directed by the respective national leadership over the failure of the Federal Government to implement the 2009 agreement with the union.

The agreement was supposed to address the problem of inadequate funding of public universities, poor governance and administrative lapses. Other issues that prompted the strike include poor infrastructure, abandoned projects, fragmentation of salary payments to staff, and lack of adequate teaching and learning facilities among others.

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