LASU resumes normal activities after unions’ protest over minimum wage implementation

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LASU resumes normal activities after unions’ protest over minimum wage implementation

Normal activities resumed at the Lagos State University (LASU),Ojo, on Wednesday following the suspension of a two-day protest by the academic staff and non-academic staff unions of the institution.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the two main gates leading into the institution were barricaded by the unions on Monday and Tuesday to protest against the delay in the implementation of the new minimum wage to all tertiary institutions in Lagos State.

The gates were later opened after the unions’ meeting with the state’s Head of Service, Mr Hakeem Muri-Okunola.

The unions comprise the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Non-Academic Staff of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) and the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU).

Mr Saheed Oseni, Chairman, SSANU, LASU Chapter, said that the Head of Service,Mr Hakeem Muri-Okunola, assured the unions that government would start to pay the minimum wage by October.

“We had a meeting…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper