Agbakwuru ABUJA – ACADEMIC Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, will today take a final decision on whether it will proceed on strike over unresolved issues with the Federal Government or not. Unconfirmed report had it that the union met yesterday at an undisclosed venue to take decision on the looming strike. But when Vanguard sought confirmation of the meeting from the National President of the union, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi last night, he simply invited our Correspondent to attend a press briefing at Labour House today. But information had it that Chairmen of state chapters of the union met in Abuja, with the national leadership where they collated and reviewed the results of the referendum they conducted in their separate chapters.
The chairmen whom majority of them had approved a nationwide strike, deliberated alongside the National Executive Council, NEC the duration the strike would last. Recall that the NEC had met at the Nasarawa State University, Keffi on the 22nd and 23rd July, 2017, and deliberated extensively on issues arising from the 2009 ASUU/FGN agreement, the 2013 MoU and other related issues and decided to conduct a referendum at the branch congresses on the next line of action. According to a letter signed by the union’s National President Prof. Ogunyemi, the issues at stake included payment of fractions/non-payment of salaries; non-payment of earned academic allowances, non-release of operational licence of NUPENCO, retired professors and their salaries, university staff schools, and funds for the revitalisation of public universities ASUU: LASU, ATBU join strike November 16, 2016 If govt fails to do the needful, we go on indefinite strike – ASUU November 22, 2016 ASUU: Indefinite strike imminent November 22, 2016 READ ALSO: I want to return home, but … ;says President Buhari Exposed: Why Do Nigerian Women Cheat? The Reason Will Shock You! How to Get Official Tickets For The $346,000,000 U.S.A Mega Millions? 24Lottos I’m obeying doctors’ orders – Buhari MEN BEWARE: Babies are the main owners of women’s breasts One Step Registration To Play $346 USA Mega Millions Online from Nigeria? 24Lottos Man beats son to death for stealing neighbour’s belt How To Get Tickets To the $346M U.S Official Mega Millions Lottery Tickets ? 24Lottos ADEKUNLE View all posts by adekunle → PREVIOUS POST NASCON Plc: Costs swallow benefits of increased product prices NEXT POST Group kicks against amnesty programme You might also like More women entrepreneurs would help strengthen economy— Onyemachi More troubles for Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe I don’t feel sex is fun any more How You Can Improve Your S3xual Performance Today More trouble for Joseph Nwobike (SAN) as EFCC releases more damning evidence Badoo boys move to Ogun as Police screen 38 more More traffic pains as FG shuts Wharf – Apapa road for 12 months More than half of Nigeria’s VAT comes from Lagos — Adeosun Recommended by Disclaimer Comments expressed here do not reflect the opinions of vanguard newspapers or any employee thereof.
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