The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has insisted on indefinite strike after three weeks over unpaid N22.27 billion earned allowances.
Recall that NewsBreak reported the Minister of Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said the money is available and promised the it will be paid in their universities account
The President of the union, Professor Emmanuel Osodeke, who gave the warning on Sunday in an interview with Nigerian Tribune, reminded that the three weeks ultimatum is remaining just a week and expects the federal government to do the needful.
Osodekek said there is no feedback from the government yet about the release of the money and there has been no official communication.
The agreement borders on the provision of funds for the revitalisation of dilapidating infrastructure (hostel accommodation, befitting lecture theatres, state-of the-art laboratories, good working environment for lecturers, and so forth), payment of Earned Academic Allowances (EAA), arresting the trend of proliferation of state-owned universities while neglecting the funding of the existing ones, among others.
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