UTAG undertakes strike action

Students say the strike action is frustrating and have called on the government to provide the needs of UTAG.

UTAG undertakes strike action

University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has embarked on strike action across the various schools in the country.

Lecturers’ abandonment of work is effective from Monday, 2nd August. 

In a release signed by the National President, Prof Charles Marfo, the National Executive Committee (NEC) is calling on all their members in various campuses to withdraw from teaching and other related activities like examination, invigilation and marking of examination scripts and processing of examination results etc.

Soireenews visit to the various University Campuses in the capital of the Ashanti Region; Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana Communication Technology University (GCTU) amongst others spoke to despondent students who with pleadings are calling on the government to attend to whatever issues and concerns that UTAG needs to enable them return to class.

They expressed that examination is due in the next few weeks and they have also not completed their various lessons which will affect them academically.

Below is the press release: