Kaduna teachers call off strike, support recruitment of quality teachers


Mallam Nasiru El-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State

The Kaduna State chapter of Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) has called off the indefinite strike it embarked upon on Jan. 8, over the sack of 21,780 primary schools teachers.

The union called of the strike in a statement jointly signed by the state NUT Chairman and Assistant Secretary, Audu Amba and Adamu Ango respectively and made available to newsmen in Kaduna.

According to the union leaders, the decision to call of the strike was reached after a meeting with the interim chairmen and education secretaries of the 23 local government areas of the state.

They said that the meeting was held to review the situation in the light of the pronouncement by the state government that the sacked teachers had a second chance.

“Gov. Nasir El-Rufa’i recently announced a second chance window for the sacked teachers to re-apply under the…

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