ASUU VOWS NOT TO RESUME UNTIL FG PAYS WITHHELD SALARIES

Written by on December 7, 2020

THE ACADEMIC STAFF UNION OF UNIVERSITIES ON SUNDAY SAID IT WOULD NOT END THE STRIKE IT EMBARKED ON UNTIL GOVERNMENT PAID ALL THE SALARIES OF ITS MEMBERS IT WITHHELD.

THE PRESIDENT OF ASUU, PROF. BIODUN OGUNYEMI, IN A TELEPHONE INTERVIEW WITH OUR CORRESPONDENT IN LAGOS, SAID GOVERNMENT SHOULD NOT EXPECT THE LECTURERS TO RESUME WITHOUT PAYING THE WITHHELD SALARIES.

 RECALL THAT THERE WERE REPORTS ON NOVEMBER 27 THAT THE UNION HAD AGREED TO END ITS STRIKE FOLLOWING THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S PROMISE TO RELEASE N70BN TO ASUU AS EARNED ALLOWANCE.

BUT OGUNYEMI ON SUNDAY EXPLAINED THAT THE MEMBERS WERE STILL CONSULTING AND AT THE SAME TIME WAITING FOR THE GOVERNMENT TO FULFIL ITS PROMISE OF RELEASING MEMBERS’ WITHHELD SALARIES.


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