The Minister of Labor and Employment, Chris Ngige, has blamed the authority for Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) of penetrating a ‘man of his word arrangement’ came to at their last gathering which held November 27 as respects canceling a nine-month-old strike.
This is as the priest booked another gathering for Wednesday with initiative of ASUU to resolve ill defined situations.
Ngige, while responding to claims by the President of ASUU, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, that government had neglected to convey on the timetables on offers made to the association, kept up that the courses of events had been followed and “reliably executed”.
The priest, in an explanation from his media official, focused on that ASUU concurred at their last gathering with the public authority group to cancel the strike before December 9.
“The reality of the situation is that a ‘respectable man understanding’ was reached at the last gathering in which ASUU consented to cancel the strike before December 9, 2020, and the Minister, thus, concurred that once the strike is canceled, he would get an official waiver for ASUU to be paid the rest of their compensations at the latest December 9,” Ngige expressed.
It would be reviewed that the association chief had censured government for the association’s inability to cancel the strike, saying the instructors would not re-visitation of classes until their compensation overdue debts were paid.
Responding to the cases, the work serve noticed that it is bogus and thwarting for ASUU to wrongly educate the public that the public authority consented to pay all retained compensations before it would continue work, taking note of that the timetables joined to the different offers made to the association had been agreed to.
He expressed, “For example, the Federal Government vowed to comprise a Negotiation Committee for the 2009 Agreement and has satisfied it with the most recent week’s initiation of the advisory group that has Prof Muzali as director.
“The N40b Earned Academic Allowances have additionally been prepared similarly as the N30b rejuvenation Fund, carrying it to N70 billion. Moreover, the Visitation Panels for the Universities have been endorsed by the President yet the board can’t play out its obligations until the shut colleges are re-opened.
“The gazzeting is likewise being adjusted at the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation while the Ministry of Education is prepared to initiate the different appearance boards.”