OSCATECH Staff Suspense Strike few Hours after students’ protest,
On Thursday, the said four month strike was suspended fews hours after the protest of the student, the staff of OSCATECH both Academic and non-academic staff unions of the Oyo State Igboora,are back to work.
Mr Babatunde Adeniyi the Chairman,of Joint Action Committee of the state-owned institutions, disclosed this to us, on Thursday evening.
The strike suspension came hours after students of Oyo State College of Agriculture (OSCATECH), Igbo Ora and Emmanuel Alayande College of Education (EACOED), Oyo, under the auspices of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) protested in Ibadan on the lingering strike.
He describes the decision to suspend the industrial strike was as a result of the protest and also the Thursday’s request of traditional rulers, political leaders, community leaders of Ibarapa Central Local Government for two weeks to meet with Governor Abiola Ajimobi over the lingering impasse.
“a meeting was held with some leaders; traditional rulers and opinion leaders, political leaders in Ibarapa land invitedting us and requesting we give them two weeks to intervene and meet with Governor.
we desired to meet with Governor Abiola Ajimobi himself we said frankly and they requested for two weeks to met with the governor. So we decided to heed this request and suspended the strike for only two weeks,” Adeniyi said
In light of the suspension, management of OSCATECH has asked students to resume for academic activities next Monday.
Niyi Fehintola The Registrar of the institution made the announcement contained in a statement by,the management lauded the role of traditional rulers and community leaders in Ibarapa Central Local Government in ensuring that the strike was suspended