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UTAG threatens strike over book and research allowance

The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has given the government by close of Monday, September 14, 2020, to pay its members’ book and research allowance for the 2019/2020 academic year or prepare for a strike.

UTAG in a press release signed by the President and secretary noted that although all the necessary and needed documentation to facilitate the payment of the allowances has been made available, none of the members has received the allowance.

The Association added that ” Should the next Academic year’s calendar, which has already seen some disruptions due to the COVID -19 pandemic be derailed, it should not be blamed on us but the government’s actions and inactions in its dealing with the Association on the subject matter.”

Below is the press release

Source: HonestyNewsGh.com