May 24, 2018

ASUU blasts JAC over ongoing strike at varsities(Dailytimes)

ASUU blasts JAC over ongoing strike at varsities(Dailytimes)

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has criticised the current industrial action embarked upon by the Joint Action Committee (JAC) which comprises the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) and National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT). ASUU added that the unions’ poor interpretation of the recent payment by the Federal Government, erroneously led them into embarking on the present strike. One of ASUU Zonal leaders for the North Central Zone, Dr. Theophilus Lagi, told The Daily Times in an exclusive interaction that the earned academic allowance payment made by the Federal Government was strictly for its members especially those with various student workloads and supervisions, while the joint action committee members were given their share of earned allowance. Read more

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