The Academy Staff Union of universities (ASUU) has warned that the Federal Government (FG) is pushing them to the wall and so, their members can embark on strike anytime. According to the union, the Federal Government has failed to implement the Memorandum of Action, MOA, the two parties signed last December.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has disclosed that its members can go on strike anytime from now. This was announced after the Federal Government (FG) failed to honour the promise made to the union in implementing the Memorandum of Action (MoA) both signed in December 2020.
The face-off between the Federal Government and ASUU have been protracted due to failure of the Government to honor the agreements made with them and the union in 2009. Along with many other reasons including granting of University Autonomy, ASUU embarked on a 1-week warning strike in March 23, and when their salaries remained withheld due to their refusal to enroll in the IPPIS - Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System, they resorted to an indefinite strike. But good news came across later on A
The national leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and a team from the Federal Government will meet later this week to try to avoid a new round of university lecturers going on strike. The government team, which will comprise officials from the Education and Labor Ministries, ministers, and leaders of certain important government agencies, will convey the meeting date to ASUU leadership during the week.