activities in the University of Ibadan will be paralysed for one-week
as the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan
Chapter, has threatened to commence on a warning strike over over
illegal pension deductions, fractional salary payments and non-payment
of supervision allowance.
Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan
Chapter, has declared a one-week warning strike over illegal pension
deductions, fractional salary payments and non-payment of supervision
The decision was taken on Tuesday at a congress convened by the union and presided over by its Chairman, Deji Omole.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that members also complained about excessive deductions in their March salaries.
management of the university was also alleged to have failed to declare
the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) profile of the university.
to Mr. Omole, the warning strike is, therefore, to compel the
university administration to address the issues which ASUU said bordered
on the welfare of her members who are being owed since 2010.
congress of ASUU, UNIBADAN, at its meeting of 4th April, 2017, having
received permission from the national body of the union, hereby, declare
a one-week warning strike.
“The warning strike will commence from 12:01 midnight of Tuesday, 4th April, to 12:00 midnight of Tuesday, 11th April, 2017.
congress of the union maintains that the failure of the university
administration to satisfactorily resolve all the issues, will force the
union to proceed on a comprehensive and total strike,” said Mr. Omole.
congress, which was well attended, was also addressed by the national
delegates of ASUU, which included Mahmood Lawan, from Kano; Tony
Monye-Emina, from Benin and Bebe Sese, from Port Harcourt.
recalls that the union had in a congress resolution in March warned the
university management to address its grievances, bordering on reversal
of illicit deductions and non-payment of promotion arrears.
three non-academic staff unions of the institution had also been on
strike since March 13, grounding administrative activities in the
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