FG and ASUU reaches agreement, government set to release N15.4bn for salary shortfalls

FG and ASUU reaches agreement, government set to release N15.4bn for salary shortfalls

The Federal Government has arrived at an accord with individuals from the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to determine the current industrial activity.


Tending to writers on Monday evening after the talk with the striking lecturers in Abuja, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said the greater part of their requests have been met including the discharge of N15.4 billion for settlement of compensation shortages.

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As indicated by him, the Federal Government is additionally in the course of discharging additional N20 billion for settlement of earned annuity for college lecturers.

In the interim, the ASUU President, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, revealed that the National Executive Committee of the association will examine their choices due to the new responsibility by the administration. As indicated by him, it is just after that gathering of the ASUU administration that the association will declare its situation on the current strike activity.

It has been more than 2 months since the association took on the strike after the supposed failure of the administration to react to its requests.

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