N40bn Allowance: SSANU, NASU Threaten Strike

Nationwide President of the Senior Employees Affiliation of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Mohammed Ibrahim has expressed that the union would possibly embark on an industrial motion if the Federal Authorities doesn’t hearken to their calls for.

Ibrahim made this recognized in an interview on Channels Tv breakfast programme Dawn Every day on Wednesday.

Recall that on Tuesday,  the Joint Motion Committee (JAC) of Non-Tutorial Employees Union (NASU) and Senior Employees Affiliation of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) commenced a three-day nationwide protest.

The colleges’ staff are proresting over irregularities in Built-in Payroll Personnel Info System (IPPIS) funds, non-payment of Earned Allowances, non-payment of arrears in minimal wage amongst different points.

Additionally Learn: SSANU, NASU Members Commence Three-Day National Protest

On Wednesday, Ibrahim said that though negotiations are at the moment ongoing, the union would possibly go on a strike.

Ibrahim mentioned, “The most important goal of our protest is to sensitise authorities that look, you’ve an issue. The issue is that you’re not honouring agreements. From agreements you’ve moved to MoUs and MoUs have gotten only a charade – you sit down and take tea and the MoUs won’t ever see the sunshine of the day.

“After day 3, we are going to meet and appraise the scenario and let the world know our subsequent line of motion. However everytime you see the 2 unions –NASU and SSANU– meet, any determination we take might be in the most effective curiosity of the scholars and our membership.”

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