The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has given the government until Friday, August 10, to pay the book and research allowances due to its members, or its members will embark on a strike action.
After an emergency meeting on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, UTAG members were in favour of laying down their tools over the failure of the government to meet their demands.
UTAG earlier threatened a strike action due to government’s failure to pay them their 2017/2018 book and research allowances.
The ultimatum they gave elapsed on Wednesday, August 1, 2018.
A statement signed by UTAG President, Dr. Eric Opoku Mensah stated,“we have received assurances from the government through the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Education of Finance and the Ministry of Education that payment would be made by Friday, 10th August”.
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