Just In: Court Restrains Edo NUT From Embarking On Strike


The National Industrial Court sitting at the Benin Judicial Division, has restrained the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) from proceeding on any strike in Edo State primary schools.

The suit was filed by Edo State Solicitor-General, Oluwole Iyamu, SAN.

Hon. Justice A. A. Adewemimo, gave the order on Monday, February 1, after listening to submissions put forward by the Edo State Government and the Edo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) as applicants in the case with Suit No. NICN/BEN/04/2021.

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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 on behalf of the members of the Edo State wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT)

The Honourable Justice restrained the Chairman and Assistant Secretary General respectively of NUT, Edo State, either acting through themselves or their agents or privies from embarking on any strike action pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice, which is fixed for Tuesday, February 9th, 2021.


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