Ghana’s first Gentleman, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has indicated that he is very happy and excited that University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has finally suspended their strike.
As Ghanaontheglobe.com readers already know UTAG begun their industrial strike on 2nd August, 2021 to call for better condition of service.
Nana Akufo-Addo said that government will take into consideration issues raised by the union and will work to address them.
The President was speaking at a meeting with the leadership of the National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) when he made the remark.
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“I am happy that the University Teachers Association has agreed, after long-held negotiations, suspended the strike and decided to go back to the negotiation table. We are hoping that some strong binding arrangement will finally be agreed upon by the parties as a roadmap has been established, and hopefully, I will make sure that this roadmap is fully implemented.”
“It is in our own interest that there are no disruptions in academic work in our tertiary institutions and that the teachers have the wherewithal to be able to undertake the very important obligations that they have.”