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Oyo primary teachers begin indefinite strike tomorrow

PRIMARY school teachers of public schools in Oyo State will from tomorrow begin an indefinite strike to press home their demand for the state government to address issues related to promotion and leave grant.

The strike according to Chairman, Mr Adedoyin S. T. and secretary, Mr N. M. Abdullahi, Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Oyo State, in a release, followed continued neglect and pains that primary school teachers were subjected to.

Among others, the teachers are protesting non-implementation of the approved promotion benefits to public primary school teachers from 2011 to 2016, non-payment of 2018 leave grant to primary school teachers.

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In addition, the teachers are downing tools over delay in the promotion of primary school teachers from salary grade level 14 to 15, as well as delay in payment in payment of salary of primary school teachers.

Furthermore, the industrial action is to disapprove of the allegation of over-payment of salary due to irregular promotions.

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