Unions threaten un­rest over sack of co­coa re­search work­ers

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Dele Ogun­yemi, Ibadan

The Aca­demic Staff Union of Uni­ver­si­ties (ASUU), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Cam­paign for Demo­cratic and Work­ers’ Rights (CDWR) yes­ter­day in Ibadan de­manded an im­me­di­ate re­in­state­ment of the 95 work­ers of the Co­coa Re­search In­sti­tute of Nigeria (CRIN) Ibadan who were sacked by the or­ga­ni­za­tion’s man­age­ment, or risk labour cri­sis in the coun­try.

Chair­man of ASUU Univer­sity of Ibadan chap­ter, Dr. Se­gun Aji­boye, gave an in­di­ca­tion of the planned un­rest dur­ing a sym­po­sium at the Nigeria Union Of Jour­nal­ists (NUJ) Oyo State Press Cen­tre in Ibadan to com­mem­o­rate this year’s May Day cel­e­bra­tion.

He said the CRIN work­ers were un­jus­ti­fi­ably sacked, stress­ing that ASUU and other unions in Nigeria are tak­ing up the mat­ter.

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