Workers of Ibadan National Museum suspend strike

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 Workers of the National Museum of Unity, Ibadan, on Friday resumed work after a three-week strike.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent, who visited the museum, reports that the gallery which had remained under lock and key during the strike had been opened to the public.
Some school children who came for excursion were seen going round the museum.

Mr Yusuf Abiodun, the Chairman of the Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE), Ibadan branch, said the workers’ requests had been considered.

Abiodun said that the management of the museum, AUPCTRE headquarters and AUPCTRE National Coordinating Committee of the National Museums met to consider the demands.

“They resolved that a synergy be worked out between AUPCTRE and the management of the National Commission for Museums and Monuments in making Consolidated Research and Allied Institution Salary Structure a reality.

“The meeting noted that the management submitted all necessary documents in respect of our 2012 promotion arrears to the Accountant -General’s office and is awaiting release of funds.

“Furthermore, the 2013 outstanding promotion arrears will equally be forwarded to the Accountant-General’s office soonest for further action,’’ he said.

Abiodun said the union resolved to suspend the industrial action after the intervention of the House of Representatives and other stakeholders.

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