The Central Working Committee of Academic Staff Union of Secondary Schools (ASUSS), Delta State Chapter has directed all Secondary School Teachers in public schools in the State to resume work on Monday March 20, 2017.
Rising from its meeting of Thursday March 9, 2017 and a follow up meeting held on Saturday March 18, 2017, the Union affirms its earlier stand of not supporting the strike action of March 9, 2017 embarked upon by the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT).
A statement issued by the State Chairman, Comrade Okoh K. C and Comrade Akpone F. State Secretary, the Union appreciated the State Government’s genuine efforts in resolving the issues concerning the welfare of Secondary School Teachers, particularly in the areas of prompt payment of salaries, promotion and inter-cadre transfer of teachers in public secondary schools except those that may have been queried.
The Executive of the Union further said that from the meetings and negotiations with the government, members of the Union are convinced that government has demonstrated sincerity of purpose and commitment to addressing the continued welfare of Secondary School Teachers in the State and to reciprocate this government gesture of ensuring the welfare of Secondary School Teachers, the Union has directed all Secondary School Teachers in the State to go back to work on Monday March 20, 2017.
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