Just in! ASUU receives full salary for November, awaits 8 months arrears

Just in! ASUU receives full salary for November, awaits 8 months arrears

Lecturers under the aegis of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU have received full salaries for the month of November 2022.

 

 

It was; also gathered that the eight-month arrears remained withheld by the Federal Government.

 

 

A senior member of the union at the Bayero University Kano made this known in Abuja on Wednesday.

 

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“Some of our members have started receiving salaries and I can confirm to you that we received our full salaries for the month of November. However, the arrears are still withheld.”

 

The Federal Government refused to pay the striking lecturers; for the eight months during which the union embarked on strike.

 

The lecturers, in October 2022 were; also paid pro-rata (half-pay) according to the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige.

 

 

Lecturers across the country have been; protesting against this decision by the Federal Government.

 

The National Executive Council of the union is; expected to hold a crucial meeting in the coming days over the withheld salaries.

 

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