Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has vowed that his administration wouldn’t negotiate with the management of the Nigerian Union of Lecturers (NUT).
He said that this may stay the order of the day so far as their calls for would derail the applications he has designed for main college within the state.
He accussed a section of the management of the union of being politicised.
Obaseki said this at a stakeholders discussion board organised by the State Common Fundamental Training (SUBEB) with the theme “Bettering collaboration within the provision of primary schooling” in Benin Metropolis on Monday.
On the occasion, he additionally said that there isn’t a going again in his quest to enhance primary schooling, which he opined was the muse of regardless of the individuals are at present.
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He additionally said that the final strike by main college academics was influenced by a section of the management of the NUT he alleged was politicised.
He stated, “What we noticed the final time weren’t the academics happening strike, it was part of the management of their union that has grow to be political which can be taking part in politics with the lives of our kids. We don’t have an issue with the academics of this state however a piece of the management of the union who’ve determined to politicise the problem and derail what we’ve began.
“Because the Governor of Edo State that was elected by the individuals of the state, I’m able to combat with anyone within the state that wishes to jeopardise our mission. So, we’re not going to barter with that politicised part of the Union. We won’t be intimidated. We’re going to combat so long as you need to derail EdoBEST, it isn’t a menace however I simply need to guarantee you that we’ve the mandate of the Edo individuals to maneuver the state ahead.
“I hear they’re nonetheless threatening that the strike isn’t over, I want them luck and I need you the stakeholders to affix us to make it possible for the proper factor is finished.”