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No going back on primary school teachers strike in Kogi – NUT

Lokoja – The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) in Kogi says there is no plan to suspend the ongoing primary school teachers strike.

The Secretary of the union, Mr John Agber, told reporters in a telephone interview in Lokoja on Monday.

“I can tell you authoritatively that the strike is still on and that there has not been any dialogue between the union and the Federal Government.

“The union has not reversed the strike and does not see that happening until a reasonable agreement is reached.

“Any moment from now, the state government will commence the screening of all teachers to ascertain the numbers of legitimate primary school teachers.

“As the screening is going on, we, in the NUT awaits the next line of action,’’ he said.

He appealed to all teachers to abide by the rules of the union, noting that everything was in place.

The NUT secretary said that they were optimistic that government would call the union for dialogue soon. (NAN)


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