The Educational Workers Union of Universities (ASUU) on Sunday accused the Federal Authorities and Workplace of the Accountant Basic of the Federation of non-payment of salaries of its members.
The union alleged that the federal authorities and the workplace of the ACF are victimising her members via refusal to pay them salaries working between two to 10 months regardless of suspending the strike on “no victimisation clause”.
ASUU maintained that whereas members are again at their obligation posts to work, the cruel financial system being skilled resulting from unpaid salaries and non-refund of deducted check-off dues will have an effect on productiveness.
ASUU Chairman on the College of Ibadan, Professor Ayo Akinwole in an announcement made obtainable to DAILY POST maintained that the federal authorities has refused to remit union deductions it made to the account of Union with a plan to stifle the union.
He warned that if pushed to the restrict, withdrawal of labor within the nearest future could also be inevitable.
Akinwole stated that whereas the federal government is paying excellent 5 months salaries for these on the nominal function at an agonisingly sluggish tempo, over 100 UI educational employees are being owed salaries ranging between two to 10 months.
He disclosed that these newly employed in February 2020 haven’t obtained any penny with struggling on their households and dependants as a result of they maintained their stand to reject enrolment on the IPPIS.
Akinwole whereas talking additional added that non-payment of the excellent has proven that the federal government has once more reneged on its settlement with ASUU and might now not be trusted.
He maintained that 80 ASUU-UI members within the college of veterinary medication have their medical allowances of over eight months nonetheless unpaid.
Akinwole defined additional that ten sabbatical lecturers together with an expatriate from Europe are being owed salaries of between two to 12 months in UI.
He stated, “The settlement reached on the twenty second December 2020 imposed some obligations on each the Authorities and ASUU. On the a part of ASUU, the Union undertook to return to the lecture rooms, laboratories, workshops, workstations and many others, to do one of the best for the scholars and the nation. It’s now for the Federal and State governments to sincerely fulfil their very own a part of the cut price, a serious a part of which is the NO victimisation clause.
“Whereas ASUU as a Union and her members as people in varied branches have remained trustworthy to this settlement by returning to courses and performing their respective duties, the federal authorities, true to kind has reneged on its half.
Opposite to FGN affirmation of its dedication to pay all withheld salaries of ASUU members who haven’t enrolled within the Built-in Personnel and Payroll Data system (IPPIS), three months after the suspension of the strike, 1000’s of ASUU members throughout varied department are nonetheless being owed salaries Whereas confirming that authorities is defraying the widely withheld 5 months salaries at an agonisingly sluggish fee of 1 excellent wage per thirty days, the salaries of some members working to lots of have been completely and persistently withheld by the workplace of Accountant common of the federation (OAGF).
“Officers of the OAGF maintain adducing flimsy untenable causes for the perpetual non-payment of salaries, demanding a great deal of paperwork and paperwork each from the union and the bursary unit of the assorted universities in addition to the college administration. The requested paperwork have persistently been supplied on a month-to-month foundation but the salaries stay unpaid. Within the college of Ibadan, March 10, 2021, 67 ASUU members which can be on common nominal payroll have their salaries starting from two to 10 months nonetheless unpaid as of March 10, 2020.