The Oyo State Workers has today Wednesday begin a 3-day warning strike on demand over non-payment of salary arrears.
The decision to embark on the warning strike was an outcome of a joint meeting of the State Executive Councils of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Joint Negotiating Council (JNC) at the NLC secretariat, Yidi, Agodi Gate, Ibadan.
The Chairman of the state chapter of the NLC, Waheed Olojede , who spoke after the meeting of the unions’ executives in Ibadan said the strike was in solidarity with workers of all the state owned tertiary institutions.
Workers in the state- owned tertiary institutions have been on strike since November 2 , 2017, and their matters have not been addressed up to date.
Olojede in the statement issued after the meeting said that the strike action, which starts on Wednesday (today), will end on Friday.
Workers at The Polytechnic, Ibadan , Emmanuel Alayande College of Education , Oyo , Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igboora, The Ibarapa Polytechnic , Eruwa, The Oke – Ogun Polytechnic, Saki, and College of Education , Lanlate , have been on strike for the non payment of their salary arrears and reduction of government ’s subvention to the institutions to 25 per cent.