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Kaduna state university shut down

​The Kaduna State University chapters of Senior Staff Association, Non -Academic Staff union and National Association of Technologists have joined the nationwide indefinite strike declared by unions on Monday .

Mr Kantoma Bala , Chairman of the universities senior staff association , told the News Agency of Nigeria in Kaduna on Tuesday , that the three unions had formed a Joint Action Committee to monitor the strike .

“ It is a national strike and the non -academic staff unions are part of the respective national bodies .

“ We began the indefinite strike as directed by our respective national leadership over the failure of the Federal Government to implement the 2009 agreement with the union , ” he said .

NAN reports that the agreement was supposed to address the problem of inadequate funding of public universities , poor governance , and administrative lapses .

Other issues that prompted the strike include poor infrastructure, abandoned projects , fragmentation of salary payments to staff , and lack of adequate teaching and learning facilities among others.

NAN

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