ASUU STRIKE: Federal Government Appeals To Academic Staff Union Of Universities

The Federal Government has appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and other unions in tertiary institutions who are currently on strike to embrace dialogue.

 

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President, made the appeal during the 2022 International Workers Day celebration on Sunday in Abuja with the theme, ‘Labour, Politics and the Quest for Good Governance and Development in Nigeria’.

 

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that ASUU and other unions in the Education sector had embarked on a nationwide warning strike to press home their members’ demands.

The lecturers’ demands included funding of the Revitalisation of Public Universities, Earned Academic Allowances, and University Transparency Accountability Solution (UTAS) and promotion arrears.

 

Others are the renegotiation of 2009 ASUU-FG Agreement and the inconsistency in Integrated Personnel Payroll Information System (IPPIS), among others.

 

Osinbajo said that the federal government was not unmindful of the ongoing strike in public universities and also the anxieties of students and their parents and the thoughts of uncertain future.

 

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, also urged organized Labour to continue to eliminate actions inimical to the quest for good governance and development in the country.

 

Ngige appealed to labour to embrace acclaimed institutions of consensus building in times of differing opinions, rather than debilitating actions that lead to complications.trike in public universities and also the anxieties of students and their parents and the thoughts of uncertain future.

 

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, also urged organised Labour to continue to eliminate actions inimical to the quest for good governance and development in the country.

 

Ngige appealed to labour to embrace acclaimed institutions of consensus building in times of differing opinions, rather than debilitating actions that lead to complications.

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