Academic Staff Union of Universities issues 3 months ultimatum to federal government over payment of outstanding arrears

Academic Staff Union of Universities -ASUU has issued an ultimatum to the federal government to pay the outstanding arrears of its members not later than July 2017.

The National President of the union, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi who stated this while addressing journalists at the University of Abuja said the Federal Government is owing academics in federal universities unpaid allowances of not less than 128 billion naira.

He said in view of the debts, the union resolved that all outstanding arrears of should be paid not later than July this year noting that their decision has been communicated to the Minister of Education, Senate President and Chairman, Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFund.

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