The organised labour unions in the tertiary institutions in Ondo State have begun to seek spiritual assistance on the challenges facing the institutions particularly on the alleged non – payment of salaries.
It was gathered that the workers were allegedly being owed many months of salary arrears by the state government .
The labour unions comprise the Joint Action Committee of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, the Non – Academic Staff Union , the Nigeria Association of Academic Technologists and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Polytechnics .
In a statement issued by the Secretary , JAC of the Ondo State Tertiary Institution , Peter Akindehinde , the unions asked the members to observe fasting and prayers on Today ( Tuesday ) .
The statement partly read , “ Arising from the meeting of the Joint Action Committee of Ondo owned tertiary institutions held at OAUSTECH on November 24 , 2020 , members are informed that Tuesday, December 1 , 2020 has been declared a day of fasting and prayer.
“ This is not unconnected with unpaid salaries, deductions and other allowances . Members are to observe the fasting and prayer in line with their beliefs and gather at noon to offer prayers. We believe that the owner of the universe will interve
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