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Kaduna State NUT calls off strike; supports El-Rufai

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) Kaduna State chapter has called off the indefinite strike action they embarked upon 10 days ago in all state public schools.

 

The development follows a meeting between Tthe representatives of the union and the state government. The latter has agreed not to exclude any sacked teacher an opportunity to considered in the recruitment of more teachers.

Speaking on the development after an emergency meeting of the union  yesterday , the NUT Chairman, Comrade Audu T. Amba said the union is in support of the state government to qualitative education to pupils in the state.

He says:

He said, “The state wing of the NUT, Kaduna state met today 18th January, 2018 to review the situation in the light of the pronouncement of the Kaduna state government which was broadcast on the state media outfit the KSMC.

“The broadcast which is to the effect that the State government after a meeting with the interim chairman and Education Secretaries of the 23 local government s has decided to give the 21,780 teachers who did not pass the recent competency test another opportunity for consideration under the State Universal Education Board (SUBEB) program of continuous recruitment that will give every willing teacher a chance to apply.

“In the light of the above, SWEC unanimously resolved to reciprocate the gesture of the Kaduna State Government by calling off with immediate effect the indefinite strike action embarked upon by teachers in the public schools and secondary schools in Kaduna state.

 

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