LifeEducation




Cameroon/Recruitment of Varsity dons: Disgruntled PhD lecturers say strike action continues

Some 222 disgruntled PhD lecturers who did not see their names on the first list of those recruited into State…

Some 222 disgruntled PhD lecturers who did not see their names on the first list of those recruited into State Universities have disclosed they will continue their sit in strike action at the Ministry of Higher education until the publication of an additional list including their names.

They expressed their desire after another unfruitful meeting with Cameroon’s Minister of State, Minister of Higher education, Prof Jacques Fame Ndongo Tuesday December 24, 2019.

After over two weeks of strike, the 222 lecturers convinced about their eligibility to this first stage of the Special Recruitment exercise have disclosed that neither brutality, nor intimidation or better still the hard sun will prevent them from continuing the strike if they are not included.

“He promised us that he will forward our complaint to the hierarchy and await their response. We have thus decided to wait for a concrete response while we remain seated here at the Ministry of Higher education.” One of the disgruntled PhD lecturer said.

The unfortunate PhD lecturers who feel discriminated complain about the irregularities observed in the first recruitment stage.

According to them, some candidates were given two posts, some masters students were taken in, to name but these, at the expense of true eligible candidates.

As such, they have asked for an additional list to be published where in their names will be included or else they will not stop the strike.

On his part, Prof Jacques Fame Ndongo who said it wasn’t left to him to take such a decision disclosed he will forward their complaints to the Head of State.

Follow the live information on our channel