SCHOOL RESUMPTION: SSANU, NASU SET TO JOIN ASUU STRIKE

Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU), on Friday, directed their members to commence a 14-day warning strike. UNIMAIDGIST understands that the directive was given by the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of the two unions in a statement. The statement was co-signed by Prince Peters Adeyemi for NASU and Comrade Samson Ugwoke for SSANU.

This strike warning strike is expected to have effect from 5th to 19th, October 2020.

 

JUST IN: NASU, SSANU join ASUU, Commence 14-Day Warning Strike

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU), on Friday, asked its members to commence a 14-day warning strike.

The directive was given by the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of the two unions in a statement.

The statement was jointly signed by Prince Peters Adeyemi for NASU and Comrade Samson Ugwoke for SSANU.

The strike action which according to the unions had become necessary due to the inconsistencies of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) in the payment of salaries of members of the two unions will take effect beginning from 5th to 19th, October 2020

The statement read,

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” Following the recent directives from the National Universities Commission to Vice-Chancellors for immediate resumption/safe reopening of universities you are hereby directed to commence a 14-day warning strike effective from 5th to 19th, October 2020.”

The unions are also prostesting the  ‘Non-payment of Arrears of Earned Allowance being owed their members despite various Memoranda of Understanding; non-payment of arrears of national minimum wage to members; non-payment of retirement benefits to outgone members and lack of seriousness by the government in the renegotiation of 2009 FGN/NASU and SSANU agreements.

Their agitation also include usurpation of the headship of non-teaching units by academic staff in contradiction of conditions of service and establishments; neglect and poor funding of state universities, corruption in the university system and none constitution of Visitation Panel for the universities in line with the laws.

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