Non-teaching workers at universities will begin a nationwide strike from February 5, 2021 on the Federal Authorities’s therapy of the Built-in Personnel Info and Payroll System, sharing the system for N40bn educational features and non-payment of arrears. new minimal wage.
The Joint Motion Committee comprising the Affiliation of Senior Employees of Universities in Nigeria and the Union of Non-Educational Employees of Academic Establishments and Associates introduced this at a press convention in Abuja on Friday.
The committee had embarked final week on a three-day protest over the federal government’s failure to honor the Memorandum of Understanding signed with the unions on October 20, 2020.
JAC, led by SSANU Nationwide President Mohammed Ibrahim and NASU Secretary Basic Peters Adeyemi stated different contentious points that knowledgeable the choice to embark on a nationwide industrial motion embrace inconsistencies within the cost of IPPIS and the delay in renegotiation. of the FGN / ASUU / SSANU 2009 Settlement.
Others are the non-payment of retirement advantages to former members, the failure to arrange college go to panels, a scarcity of college funding, lecturers usurping the management of non-teaching items, amongst others.
The committee reported that just one subject was partially resolved among the many seven points at subject.
He said: “Of the seven points, just one was partially resolved, whereas the opposite six points weren’t addressed by the federal government, three months after the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding”.
The JAC famous that, after congresses held by its branches on Tuesday, 90 % of NASU members supported the strike, whereas 10 % opposed it.
He added that 83 % of SSANU members supported boarding on strike, 11 % have been towards the strike and 6 % have been detached.
Ibrahim stated: “It’s in accordance with the decision of our members throughout the nation that the management of the Joint Motion Committee of NASU and SSANU, hereby, resolves the next:
“Could the members of NASU and SSANU embark on an indefinite, complete and whole strike starting at midnight on Friday, February 5, 2021.”
“This two-week discover efficient at present, Friday, January 22, 2021, is given to the federal government and related stakeholders on this improvement,” famous the JAC President.