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Kwara: State owned tertiary institutions proceed on indifinite strike.

Staffers of the three Colleges of Education in Kwara State on the platform of Committee of Unions of Tertiary Institutions, CUTI, have Wednesday, embarked on an indefinite strike, accusing the government of failing to meet their five-point demands.
CUTI, had issued three days warning a week ago for the government to act, and this has led to academic activities been paralysed in the institutions located in Ilorin, Oro and Lafiagi.
Abdulhammed Yusuf, Secretary, Senior Staff Union of Colleges of Education in Ilorin, the state capital, said that the union had presented a five-point demand, which the government allegedly failed to honour.
According to him, the demands include the release of funds for accreditation of courses, payment of backlog of salaries, 30 percent salary increment, promotion and payment of promotion benefits that accrued since 2013.
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