Colleges of Education lecturers give 21-day strike notice to FG
Lecturers in colleges of education across the country under the banner of Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union have given the Federal Government a 21-day ultimatum to accede to their demands or be ready for an indefinite strike.
The COEASU gave the ultimatum in a statement made available to our correspondent on Wednesday by the National Vice President and Southwest Zonal Coordinator of COEASU.
The lecturers said the Federal Government has not been fair to colleges of education and had neglected issues affecting the union and the colleges despite many entreaties.
The union listed some of the issues with the government as the failure of the Federal Government to reconstitute its renegotiation team for COEASU-FGN 2010 Agreement; non-release of the N15bn revitalization fund b pledged by the government and insistence on IPPIS against UTAS which the union described as a more reliable alternative payment system.
The union urge stakeholders