TSA: NASU writes minister, alleges 25% deduction from NECO’s account


NASU rejects staggered salary payment in Imo
NASU rejects staggered salary payment in Imo

By Joseph Erunke

ABUJA–THE Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions,NASU, has written the Minister of Education,Malam Adamu Adamu, opposing alleged 25% deduction from the Treasury Single Account,TSA, of the National Examinations Council,NECO, by the Federal Government.

NASU, in a letter to the minister,, called for an immediate end to the deductions, failure of which it threatened to embark on strike.

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In the letter signed by NECO branch Secretary, Comrade Reuben  Emdin and made available to journalists, the union lamented the deduction, saying it was having adverse effects on financial strength.

While saying the exam body  is not a revenue generating agency, the union appealed to the minister to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari  to approve the immediate stoppage of the 25 per cent deduction and ensure refunds to clear outstanding entitlement and…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper