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.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU through her leaders, have disclosed that she is still meeting her members
The Academic Staff Union of Universities has agreed to call of its eight-month strike which has grounded academic activities in the public universities. The union leadership reached the consensus during a meeting with the government team led by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, in Abuja, on Friday. The government also pledged…
From all indications, the Government has agreed to exempt varsity lecturers from the IPPIS platform.
The meeting was convened as a follow up to the meeting held on Wednesday, 4th November, 2020.
THE meeting between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, over the poor funding of Universities and the controversy surrounding the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System, IPPIS, payment platform, yesterday ended without any resolution.
According to him, the Union considers the IPPIS unstable for the university system. He said visitors to state universities should stand up to their responsibilities and state government should not establish universities they cannot fund
ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, who confirmed the development on Tuesday, explained that the meeting was the continuaton of the series of meetings they have had in the past with Government officials on the issues of dispute.