Enough is enough. ASUU is fed up with deceptive antics of the federal government of Nigeria,
Inuwa, who said that over seven months after the MoU was signed, only two out of the eight issues have been addressed, listed some of the issues to include Earned Academic Funding for revitalisation of public universities, Salary shortfall, Proliferation of state universities and Visitation Panel.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities, (ASUU), has threatened to go on strike again over the ‘blatant’ refusal of the Accountant General of the Federation, Mr Ahmed Idris to pay the salaries and remittance of check-off dues of over 1000 staff for 13 months.
ASUU president Professor Biodun Ogunyemi denied claims that the union will embark on another industrial action
Also, the government may release N30 billion revitalisation funds to varsities by the end of this month.
Vice-Chancellors of some federal and state universities in Nigeria have expressed readiness to reopen schools.
ASUU’s concern came amid coronavirus cases and deaths, which rose to 99,063 and 1,350 respectively on Saturday.
Weeks after putting an end to their nine-month-old strike, lecturers in Nigerian varsities have accused the Federal Government of defaulting on the agreement reached with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
ASUU National President, Biodun Ogunyemi made the announcement during a briefing of the union in Abuja, explaining that the development followed consultations with its National Executive Council (NEC)…Details later.
The Federal Government has again assured Nigerians that the prolonged strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities would soon come to an end.