Negotiate with NASU, Unilag VC begs FG


Abuja – Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, the Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos has appealed to the Federal Government to dialogue with the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) toward resolving issues peacefully.

Professor Ołuwatoyin Temitayo Ogundipe

Ogundipe made the appeal during a courtesy visit to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja.

The VC lamented that the union’s industrial action was affecting universities’ programmes across the country.

“I want to appeal to the Federal Government to negotiate with them because the strike is affecting the academic calendar.

“My university got the least of the allocation of N23 million to the non-teaching staff, while the University of Ibadan got N105 million.

“There is no basis for the discrepancies in the allocation of funds and this is putting more pressure on me.

“I have to be begging and talking…

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