No Going Back On Strike; Nigerian Government Ignored Us Since Last Meeting – Academic Staff, ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has mentioned it has not heard something from the federal authorities since they each met final Thursday.

The union added that it had not backed down on the ultimatum it gave the Federal Government.

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ASUU had earlier given the federal authorities an ultimatum following the failure of the federal government to meet among the agreements it made with the union in 2020.

The authorities had promised to pay the N30billion revitalisation fund to universities whereas additionally agreeing to launch N22.1billion earned allowances to school employees.

The National President of the Union, Prof Emmanuel Osodeke, had additionally lamented the stress positioned by the federal government on members of his union as regards becoming a member of the Integrated Personnel Payment Information System.

Meanwhile, the ultimatum had made the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila to ask the ASUU President, the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed; and Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, amongst others.

At the tip of the final week assembly, the federal government had reportedly promised to pay ASUU this week.

But Osodeke defined on Tuesday that the Federal authorities was but to make any transfer.

He mentioned the federal authorities had not commenced cost and had not reached out after the assembly.

“Since that meeting, we have not heard from the Federal Government. But our ultimatum still stands. We gave the government three weeks and one week has passed; they are left with two weeks,” Osodeke defined.

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No Going Back On Strike; Nigerian Government Ignored Us Since Last Meeting – Academic Staff, ASUU

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