The 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 allowance.

The decision was taken on Tuesday at a congress
convened by the union and presided over by its
chairman, Dr. Deji Omole.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that members
also complained over excessive deductions from
their March salaries.

The management of the university was also alleged
to have failed to declare the Internally Generated
Revenue profile of the university.

According to Omole, the warning strike is,
therefore, to compel the university
administration to address the issues which ASUU
said bordered on the welfare of its members who
are being owed since 2010.

“The congress of ASUU, UNIBADAN, at its
meeting of 4th April, 2017, having received
permission from the national body of the union,
hereby, declares 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.

“The 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 Omole.

The congress, which was well attended, was also
addressed by the national delegates of ASUU,
which included professors Mahmood Lawan
from Kano; Tony Monye-Emina from Benin; and
Bebe Sese from Port Harcourt.

NAN 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.

The three non-academic staff unions of the
institution had also been on strike since March 13,
grounding administrative activities in the
institution.

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