ASUU Threatens Fresh Strike | THISDAYLIVE

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to resume its suspended strike over non-payment of salaries and alleged victimisation of members.

The chairman of the University of Ibadan branch of ASUU, Prof. Ayo Akinwole, in a statement issued yesterday asked Nigerians to blame the federal government if the union embarks on fresh strike.

Akinwole alleged that despite accepting ASUU’s condition before the strike was suspended on December 24, 2020, the federal government still owed many lecturers salaries of between two and 10 months.

“While ASUU as a union, and her members as individuals in various branches have remained faithful to this agreement by returning to classes and performing their respective duties, the federal government, true to type, has reneged on its part.

“Contrary to FGN affirmation of its commitment to pay all withheld salaries of ASUU members who have not enrolled in the Integrated…



Source: Thisday Newspaper

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