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MoBSE threatens disciplinary action against protesting teachers

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The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education has yesterday issued a statement ordering teachers who are on a sit-down strike to return to class immediately.

The ministry threatened disciplinary action against any teacher who fails to report to their normal duties within 24 hours.

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Since Monday, teachers from across the country have been on a sit-down strike and are demanding better salaries and working conditions.

However, according to the ministry, the strike comprises only a “group of teachers” and is not supported by the teachers’ union, the umbrella body of all teachers in The Gambia.

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