Strike: FCT Primary School Teachers’ Demands Not Feasible – ALGON


By Philip Yatai

The Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), says the demands of the striking primary school teachers in the FCT are not feasible.

Alhaji Abubakar Abdullahi, the National Chairman of the association and Chairman, Abaji Area Council, FCT, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja.

NAN reports that the FCT Wing of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) in a communique issued on Wednesday directed all primary school teachers in the FCT to begin an indefinite strike from Thursday.

The strike action, according to the communique, followed the failure of the six Area Councils’ Chairmen to pay the teachers’ 40 per cent peculiar and other outstanding allowances.

The communique was jointly signed by Mr Stephen Knabayi, Ms Margaret Jethro and Mr Haruna Samson, Chairman, Secretary and Publicity Secretary, respectively.

The teachers claimed that they had earlier given the six Area…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria