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After 21days of the UTAG strike action, Public Universities will close down-NUGS

The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) says all state funded Universities in the nation following 21 days of the strike by the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) may be shut down if the cross country strike activity isn't suspended.


Talking in an interview with the Daily Graphic, the General Secretary of NUGS, Julius Kwame Anthony said the strike was appalling and that if parties didn't get back to the negotiation room, the public Universities could close down following 21 days.


He expressed in the midst of the continuous strike, the greater part of the Universities have suspended their last assessments adding that there are a few students who have applied for further studies in foreign Universities and are sitting tight for their academic records.


The National Union of Ghana Students NUGS general secretary said the industrial activity shouldn't have happened considering the damage brought about by the worldwide Covid pandemic to the educational sector.


Julius Kwame Anthony communicating stressed over the circumstance asked that, government should connect with the University Teachers Association (UTAG) and address their interests for the educators to return to the lecture halls.


"UTAG should likewise go to the table with the eagerness to make some trade off. It is exceptionally limitless for the UTAG to go to the exchange table with profoundly entrenched positions. Julius Kwame Anthony said.

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