The Tutorial Workers Union of Universities, ASUU, has mentioned its members can embark on strike anytime, because the Federal Authorities is reneging on its promise to implement the Memorandum of Motion, MOA, the 2 events signed final December.
Briefing the press in Lagos on Tuesday, the Lagos Zonal Coordinator, Dr Adelaja Odukoya, additionally accused the federal government of attempting to cripple the union by withholding check-off dues of members for over a 12 months.
He mentioned the dues bumped into thousands and thousands of naira and that the act was perpetrated by the federal government via the controversial Built-in Personnel Payroll and Info System, IPPIS.
Odukoya, who was within the firm of union leaders from numerous universities within the zone, mentioned the union had given the federal government a rope lengthy sufficient for the federal government to hold itself on the matter.
“We referred to as off our strike final December and signed an MOA and out of the 9 objects on the checklist for implementation, solely two have been finished. The primary is the organising of Visitation. Panels to universities.
“Are you able to think about that we as union are those asking the federal government to arrange panels to know what is occurring of their universities?
“Organising of panels should be finished each 5 years.
“The second merchandise is the promotion arrears and that has not been finished fully. Plenty of our members in some universities are but to profit.
“Can one say scoring two out of 9 marks is enviable? The Revitalisation Fund that they mentioned had been deposited on the Central Financial institution of Nigeria since January this 12 months continues to be crawling and has not obtained to the accounts of beneficiaries,” he mentioned.