Thecitypulsenews exclusively reports that Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions, NASU ,Lagos State chapter on Wednesday concluded a 3 days protest to put an end to discriminatory industrial relations practices against the Non-Teaching staff in the primary and post primary schools system.
The 3 days peaceful protest started on Monday, the association members were present at the Lagos State governors office to show their grievances, on Tuesday they visited the Lagos House of Assembly and on Wednesday visited the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB).
The NASU members who have been making efforts to see that the President also includes non teaching staff in primary and post primary schools in the Harmonised Retirement Age for Teachers in Nigeria Bill (2021).
The Non Teaching staff also reacted to the discriminatory treatment as teaching staff do have holidays periodically, unlike Non Teaching staff that only have leave for only 30 days in one year.
The federal government had excluded non teaching staff in a planned legislation to extend the retirement age of teachers to 65 years and the years of service to 40 years from the current 35 years as well as special salary scale and enhanced allowances.
President Muhammadu Buhari during last year Teachers Day had announced the new incentives for teachers in public basic and secondary schools in Nigeria.
The Union urged the federal and state governments to put an end to what it described as all discriminatory industrial relations practices against the Non-Teaching staff in the primary and post primary schools system.