Cross River NUT Suspend Weeks Old Strike, To Complete Exams Within 2 Weeks

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By Our Reporter

The Cross River State wing of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) have called off it’s over two weeks old strike.

According to a statement contained in a circulated NUT Bulletin 9 with no signatory, the decision to call off the strike emanated from an interactive session with the Governor of Cross River state, Senator Ben Ayade on the 24th of July, 2018.

The statement reads in part: “The Nigeria Union of Teachers, Cross River state Wing hereby suspend the strike action and direct all teachers to resume duties with immediate effect. Consequently, all suspended exams should be completed within two weeks.”

Recall that the Cross River State wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) embarked on strike over failure of the State Government to implement agreement it entered into with the Union to pay outstanding salary arrears and other emoluments of teachers in the State.

At the time of filing this report, Comrade Eyo Nsa, the State NUT Chairman was still unavailable for comments.

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