Benin City – Chairman, Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, SSANU, University of Benin Chapter, Comrade John Alilei says strike action embarked by the Union will be suspended today, Tuesday 2nd, 2016.
This he said was to allow for the commencement of academic activities of various Federal Universities Staff Schools nationwide on Wednesday the 3rd of February 2016.
Comrade Alilei stated this in a telephone chat with www.johnmayaki.com in Benin.
The SSANU boss noted that the decision was reached by the national executive committee of the Union sequel to recent directive by the Federal Government directing Vice Chancellors of Federal Universities to stop the issuance of sack letters to its members.
Comrade Alilei who said he was in Abuja during the interview to attend an emergency NEC meeting of the Union, expressed optimism that the impasse between the union and the Federal Government will be resolve soonest.