ASUU Strike To Begin Wednesday, November 16.
The Academic staff union of universities(ASUU) has said its members nationwide will proceed on a one week-warning strike starting from Wednesday,16 November 2016.
The one-week strike is aimed at compelling the federal Government to address some pending issues.
According to a statement signed by the ASUU National president, Biodun ogunyemi, the strike will be total and comprehensive and members of the union are only to take instruction from their chairpersons during the period of the warning strike.
ASUU wants the Federal Government to pay the earned academic allowance of its members, exempt universities from the treasury single account (TSA) policy and also renegotiate the 2009 agreement.
Others issues raised are the registration of the Nigerian university Pension Management Committee (NUPEMCO) and funding for the revitalization of public universities based on the FGN- ASUU MoU of November 2013.The non-payment of salaries of staff in the primary schools and shortfall in salaries leading to payment of fraction of staff salaries and other contentious issues.
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