25% pay rise: We haven’t been informed — ASUU

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*Not enough, but we are not rejecting— CONUA

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said it has not been informed of any pay rise given to lecturers in federal institutions by the federal government. The National President, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, stated this in an interview with our correspondent on Friday.

He was reacting to a circular issued by the Office of the Auditor General of the Federation regarding the increment.

“We have not been informed of such a development and when we are officially notified, we are going to react,” he told our correspondent on phone.

However, the National President of the Congress of University Academics, CONUA, Dr Niyi Sunmonu, said he was aware of the circular.

He added that the pay rise was not enough, but that his union would not reject it. “In fact that circular ought to have taken effect many months ago. We met the then Minister of Labour, Dr Chris Ngige, over the matter. The thinking then was that the…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper