Joint Union of Tertiary Institutions in Plateau state protests

Join Union of Plateau State Tertiary own institution has again with one voice rejected a bill before the PLSHA seeking to established contributory pension scheme for workers in the public service section in the State.  The peaceful protest took place at the premises of the PLSHA Jos.

Leading members of the Union to the PLSHA, the chairman of the Union Paul Dakogol gave about 10 reasons why the union is agitating that they should be exempted from the arrangement, among them is the fact that the state tertiary institutions already has a pension and gratuity scheme that is meeting the need of the members adding that the proposed bill is technical and complex to its competition of final entitlement of workers.

Dakogol therefore read out the request of the group to the Speaker and members of the PLSHA present.

Responding the PLSHA Speaker Peter Azi, and other members of the house including the house committee chairman on education Abdul Yanga commended the union for their diplomatic approach and promise that the house will look into the matter.

This is the 2nd time the union is agitating their view on the same bill the first was during the hearing on the bill.


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