College Of Education Lecturers Down Tools

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on June 4, 2015 0 Comments

Latest report reaching has it that Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo. state has on Wednesday reportedly embarked on a strike to press home their demand for the payment of outstanding salaries.

The indefinite strike embarked upon by lecturer has paralyzed academic activities

The institution resulted to an industrial action after Students on Tuesday held a peaceful protest within the school premises due to indefinite postponement of the first semester examination. grapevine gathered that the examination schedule to start on Monday, 25th May was initially postponed to this week and now till further notice.

Students however ran out of patience when the school management notified them on Tuesday that the examination has being postponed indefinitely and took to the streets within the campus.

It was reported that President of the Student Union Government (SUG), Idris Toheeb, organised the peaceful protest and gave the school an ultimatum of one week to procure a lasting solution.

Meanwhile, it was further gathered that staffs’ salaries in the institution have been unpaid by state Government for quite a while and thus, the school resulted to going on strike.

Addressing the students, the Deputy Provost, Mr Sunday Adesope Ojetunde, who promise that the school will see to their grievances and will move to effect quick resumption, pleaded with the student to suspend the strike.

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