The groups of the 7 teachers’ unions commonly called (G7), met in a press conference Wednesday, March 17, 2021 to denounce the attitude of the government of Senegal. They demand the dismissal of the Minister of Public Service Mariama Sarr who, according to them, is the source of the administrative delays and theThe 7 most representative trade unions in education demanded the dismissal of the Minister of Public Service on Wednesday 17 March at a press conference in Dakar, the Senegalese capital.
According to the G7, Minister Mariama Sarr is the only source of their problem. In addition, the trade unionists condemn the words of the director of training who accuses them of pushing the students to participate in the recent demonstrations that rocked the country, demonstrations that were provoked by the judicial case Adji Sarr – Ousmane Sonko.
The State, which had pledged not to touch the indemnity scheme before it was corrected, broke its word. The lack of action in the management of teachers’ careers commends the dismissal of the public service. The teachers are tired, demotivated, discouraged, and their careers are undermined.”Martèle Abdoulaye Ndoye Secretary General of the Cusems, a member of the G7. The G7 is the only group that has suspended its watchword before contributing a symbolic amount in the fight against covid-19. “Tell me which is the only body that has taken out at least 18 million to hand it over to the Senegalese government, it is the teachers. And yet at the time we did, the government owed us a lot,” he said.
“However, the G7 demands the release of their comrades involved in the demonstrations for the release of Ousmane Sonko, a Spanish teacher who is based in the Casamance region in the south of Senegal.
They strongly condemn the attitude of the Director of Training and Mouhamadou Moustapha Digne who believes that the teachers used the students to participate in the demonstrations. Thus, they do not rule out reacting differently if the government does not respond urgently to their concerns, Walf Radio reports.