Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Tuesday in Abuja

The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has declared a one-week warning strike.

The warning strike would involve all its members in universities across the country.

Biodun Ogunyemi, president of the union, announced the one-week strike in a circular released following their meeting on Saturday, November 12.

The “total and comprehensive” strike will commence on Wednesday, November 16 and end on Tuesday, November 22.

Ogunyemi, in the circular, enunciated the number of issues that federal government is expected to address.

They are;

To compel the federal government to address funding for revitalisation of public universities based on the FGN-ASUU MoU of November 2013.

Non-release of subvention to state universities by their visitors.

Registration of NUPEMCO.

Payment of Earned Academic Allowances (EAA).

Shortfall in salaries leading to payment of fractions of staff salaries.

Non-payment of salaries of staff in the staff primary schools.

Exemption of universities from Treasury Single Account (TSA) policy.

Renegotiation of the 2009 agreement.

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