Teachers Issue Ultimatum To 19 States Owing Salary

Nigeria Union of Teachers, on Wednesday handed a 30-day ultimatum to 19 states owing salaries of primary and secondary school teachers to pay up or face the wrath of the union.

The affected states include: Benue (owed 10 months), Ekiti (six months), Cross River (six months), Ondo (five months), Kogi (15 months), Taraba (four months), Niger (three months, Delta (three months), Oyo (three months), Abia (five months) and Osun (paying teachers half salary for 23 months) .

Other states are Nasarawa (paying half salary for 18 months), Plateau (paying half salary since 2010), Adamawa (four months), Bayelsa (seven and half months), Imo (paying 70 per cent of monthly salary to teachers) and Kwara (paying monthly salary to teachers by percentage and owed primary school teachers four months).

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