Tension in varsities over sharing formula of N22.1bn Earned Allowances

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ASUU, Tension in varsities over sharing formula of N22.1bn Earned Allowances

*Non-teaching staff reject 25% allocation for 3 unions

*SSANU, NASU give FG 2-weeks ultimatum to reverse sharing formula

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru, ABUJA

FRESH tension is looming in the nation’s universities and inter-university centres over the sharing formula of the just approved N22.127 billion for payment of  Earned Allowances for the university staff.

It was gathered that out of the approved amount, the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, is to take a lion share of 75 percent of the total sum, while the other three unions will share the remaining 25 percent among themselves.

The three unions are the Non-academic Staff Union of Education and Associated Institutions, NASU; Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, and the National Association of Academic Technologists, NAAT.

Recall that the last N40 billion Earned Allowances released by the Federal Government for the four universities-based unions, where ASUU was also allocated 75 percent…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper

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