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ASUU EMBARKS ON INDEFINITE STRIKE

The Academic staff union of universities has directed all its members against involving themselves in any academic activities.


According to ASUU president,Biodun Ogunyemi, the union took the decision of embarking on an indefinite strike after a series of deliberation at its National executive council(NEC) meeting held at the university of Abuja during the weekend
In a document titled: “Strike Bulletin No.1”, which was signed and issued by Ogunyemi, ASUU said the strike action was to be a total, comprehensive and indefinite action whereby no form of academic activities including teaching, attendance of any meeting, conduct and supervision of any examination at any level, supervision of project or thesis at any level should take place at any of the nation’s universities.

ASUU further listed the outstanding issues with the Federal Government to include: payment of fractions/non-payment of salaries; non-payment of earned academic allowances, non-release of operational license of NUPEMCO; non implementation of the provisions of the 2014 pension reform act with respect to retired professors and their salaries, removal of universities staff schools from funding by government and funds for the revitalization of public universities.

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