UTAG STRIKE: “Respect All The Rules Of Engagement Agreed Upon And Do The Needful” – NUGS To Government
The National Union of Ghana Students has asked Government to respect all rules of engagement agreed upon by parties involved.
The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has since been asking government to put actions in place to meet the demands of members of the Association.
Due to the failure of Government to meet the Conditions of Service (CoS), which was agreed upon 6 months ago when UTAG called of its strike action following the plea of NUGS.
However, the Strike plan by UTAG has been triggered again, informed by the Association’s leadership through a communiqué to the press.
In the communiqué, which is dated on the 8th, January, 2022, directs all members of the Association to vacate classrooms, from Monday,10th January, 2022 till further notice.
A statement issued by the National Union Of Ghana Students (NUGS) on 2nd August, 2021 requesting UTAG and Government to fall in agreement, has resurfaced due to the breach of rules of the agreement by government.
The President for NUGS, Yiadom Boakye in a post under their 6months ago on the strike, asking government to show some seriousness in solving the problem.
On Sunday Jan.9 2022, he wrote in the post: “UTAG has really shown utmost good faith by hearing to our call 6 months ago by returning to the negotiations table and calling of strike”.
He added that the government should immediately do the needful.
UTAG has really shown utmost good faith by hearing to our call 6 months ago by returning to the negotiations table and calling off strike.I think it's time the government show some seriousness in solving this issue. The government should immediately do the needful.
— YIADOM BOAKYE YB (@YbBoakye) January 9, 2022