Why FG won’t pay ASUU full salary – Gbajabiamila

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Femi Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has given reasons why the Federal Government may not pay full salary of university lecturers for the eighth months that the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU spent on strike.

This was contained in a statement issued by Gbajabiamila on Monday, titled, “Statement by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the Resolution of Outstanding Issues between the Academic Staff Union of Universities and the Federal Government of Nigeria.”

According to Gbajabiamila, President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), was being awaited to approve the proposal of “partial” payment presented to him.

The statement reads partly, “When the Academic Staff Union of Universities called off their industrial action three weeks ago, it meant that academic activities could resume in our nation’s public universities, and students could return to their academic…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper