READ ALSO: INSIDE LIFE; Family Calls for Justice as 6-Year-Old Girl dies In Abuja Swimming Pool due to Coach negligence
The leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has condemned in its entirety, the half salary being paid to lecturers across the country after its eight-month-long strike.
The union also described the payment made to its members by the Federal Government of Nigeria as an aberration that makes the lecturers casual workers.
ASUU has described the payment of half salary to lecturers as reducing Nigerian scholars to casual workers.
In a statement released on Monday, November 7, 2022 ASUU regretted the response of the government towards its members’ demonstration of trust.
It said that the so-called ‘pro-rata’ payment for eighteen days as the October salary of academics, only seeks to portray its members as daily paid workers.
Lecturers are not casual workers, The union’s statement titled:
“We Are Intellectuals, Not Casual Workers”, accused the Nigerian government of being in contravention of all known rules of engagement for the employment of academics.
TOWARDS 2023 GENERAL ELECTIONS IN NIGERIA
SOJ WORLDWIDE ONLINE NEWS is here to update you with news updates on political permutations, calculations, alliance of political parties, backbiting, betrayals and cross-carpeting ahead of 2023 general elections.
Above all, we are here to update you on the crossfire between APC and PDP at the Election Petition Tribunal in Osun State including all other news of interests.
To join our WhatsApp Broadcast List, send your name and location to this WHATSAPP No. 09069473894 to autoshare our news updates into your box ahead of others.