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BREAKING: Court restrains NUT from embarking on strike action in Edo


The National Industrial Court sitting at the Benin Judicial Division has restrained the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) from embarking on any strike action in Edo State Primary schools.

Hon. Justice A. A. Adewemimo, provided the request on Monday, February 1, in the wake of listening to submissions set forward by the Edo State Government and the Edo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) as applicants in a case with Suit No. NICN/BEN/04/2021 through the Edo State Solicitor-General, Oluwole Iyamu, SAN.

The defendants in the suit are Chairman, NUT, Edo State, Pius O. Okhuleliegbe; Assistant Secretary-General, NUT, Edo State, Moni Mike Modesty Itua, for themselves and for the individuals from the Edo State wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT)

The Honorable Justice restrained the NUT Chairman and Assistant Secretary-General individually, either representing themselves or through their agents or privies from embarking on any strike action pending the hearing and assurance of the movement on notification, which is fixed for Tuesday, February 9th, 2021.


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