The leadership of SSANU and NASU declared that the strike continues.
The stance was made known yesterday 17-February- 2020 around 10:35am at a union Congress held at UI gate.
The University of Ibadan management had a meeting with the Union leaders on Sunday 16-February-2020. The Congress was displeased with the agreements made by the Union to the management and that the strike will still persists.
While speaking with our correspondent , the SSANU National Vice-president Comrade. Alfred Ilesanmi “What the management promised to do out of the demands of the Union did not meet the expectation of the Congress ,the Congress has resulted that the strike will continue”
Also, Comrade Abiodun Rasaq Omisore Secretary SSANU UI added that” some agreements were made yesterday in the meeting we had with the management but the Congress felt that the position we took in the meeting did not go down well with the Congress and we have to continue the strike but some concensus will be made so that some part of the agreement will be implemented thus, we will be allowing only the bursary and the Audit department to work”
The NASU UI chairman also added that “After this Congress, go to your house don’t allow the monitoring team to meet anyone of you in any department and for those doing exams while the strike is on going by God’s grace we will go there”
However, the Union will not be meeting with the management today if summoned for a meeting,thus the Congress has been adjourned till Wednesday 19th February 2020.
By Temitayo Ojediran ( Herald)