Federal government agrees to pay N30bn to ASUU And other

 

On Friday, 15th October, the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, on Friday said the Federal Government has agreed to release N30 billion earned academic allowance to the university lecturers.

This was disclosed in a statement by ASUU on its twitter handle on Friday, adding that the Federal Government had also promised to spend N20 billion on the revitalisation of the education sector as part of concessions meant to end the seven-month strike declared by ASUU.

It however, stated that the ASUU committee would take the latest FG’s proposal to the Congress, where the final decision concerning the strike would be taken.

ASUU wrote: “The Federal Government has agreed to release N30 billion earned academic allowance to the university lecturers.

“The FG has also promised to spend N20 billion on the revitalisation of the education sector as part of concessions meant to end the seven-month strike declared by ASUU.

“The leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will take the latest FG proposal to the ASUU Congress, that’s where the final decision concerning the strike will be taken.

“Until then, the strike continues.”

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