ASUU threatens to embark on another strike

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604f409f0d153Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have threatened to embark on yet another strike over the alleged non-remittance of some deductions made to the account of the union by the Federal government. On December 23, 2020 ASUU conditionally suspended the strike it began on March 23,  2020, owing to the government's failure to address the outstanding issues as outlined in the collective bargaining agreements of 2009, 2013, 2017 and 2019. The union had opposed the adoption of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) while presenting its University Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAS) as alternative payroll software. The union while suspending the strike asked the Federal government not to in anyway victimize any of its members that participated in the strike action. Speaking to newsmen over the weekend, the chairman of ASUU at the Univerity of Ibadan UI, Ayo Akinwole, said members of the union are currently facing a harsh economy due…



Source: Linda Ikeji

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