Strike: ASUU declares stand as Nigerian govt orders reopening of varsities

The Tutorial Employees Union of Universities, ASUU has declared that its ongoing strike will proceed regardless of the reopening of all colleges by the Federal Authorities.

The Nationwide President of ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi disclosed this on Friday.

“We began industrial motion earlier than the outbreak of Coronavirus illness within the nation,” Ogunyemi mentioned in accordance with Vanguard.

He mentioned that every one the problems the union raised with the Federal Authorities are but to be addressed.

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“The federal government is free to open their colleges, identical to our members are additionally entitled to their dues,” the President mentioned.

He went on to elucidate to ASUU members are being owed between three to 6 months of their salaries.

Ogunyemi described the Buhari administration launched Built-in Personnel and Payroll Data System, IPPIS, as a colossal failure, including that the federal government has not taken any step to revitalising the training sector within the nation, amongst different points.

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He mentioned although the union had been invited to a gathering by the federal government, it could wait and see what occurs.

The Federal Authorities of Nigeria on Friday ordered the reopening of all colleges within the nation.

That is after about six months of shutting down to forestall the unfold of COVID-19.

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