ASUU threatens to skip the classes missed through the strike for “not working, not paying”

Union of Tutorial Employees of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to skip the backlog of educational classes interrupted by his seven-month strike if the federal authorities persists within the no-work-no-pay rule.

ASUU members, primarily from the College of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) Chapter, Rivers State, after a particular congress and protest rally on Monday argued that the coverage doesn’t apply to them as a result of they’ve taken again the instruments from the place They went down seven months in the past and presently. clearing work backlogs, combining two classes.

ASUU Uniport President Dr Uzoma Chima stated: “Immediately’s particular congress and protest rally is to specific our dissatisfaction with the latest try by the Nigerian federal authorities to cut back college professors to informal staff with every day wage.

“As a result of we all know that there’s nowhere on the planet the place college professors are handled as informal staff. So, at this time we invite dad and mom and college students to tell you of the state of affairs for the reason that suspension of our strike.

“Since we suspended the strike by order of the Nationwide Labor Tribunal, we’ve got resumed our features and are presently doing the backlog jobs that we must always have executed through the strike. As a union of intellectuals, our work implies that the no work, no pay coverage doesn’t apply to us.

“As a result of through the strike we had been investigating. It was simply educating what we weren’t doing. We had been doing analysis and the members had been doing group service. The educating that was not executed, we’re already doing it. We’re clearing out the backlog.

“So at this time, we name on dad and mom and college students to take the problem to the general public. Do not see it as a combat only for ASUU as a result of we all know and it is so clear now that the ruling class desires to decimate public universities. And, in fact, because the nation’s intellectuals, we won’t permit that to occur.”

“What we’re going to do if the FG refuses to hearken to us may be very easy. If the federal government continues to say that they won’t pay us, we are going to abandon the work to be executed for these classes and that may imply the entire cancellation of these classes.

“We are going to now await the admission to be made for the 2022/2023 session to proceed from there.”
What which means is that former college students on the college must miss these classes, that is the implication.”

Among the inscriptions on their protest banners learn: “No to the cost of prorated salaries”, “Lecturers are usually not informal staff” and “FG, cease mistreating lecturers”.




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