The Tutorial Workers Union of Universities (ASUU) has denied the report that it suspended its seven-month outdated ongoing strike, after assembly Federal Authorities on Thursday.
In line with the union, the stated report is a blatant falsehood.
The union stated its negotiations with the federal authorities officers over all their variations with a view to discovering a workable answer for normalcy to return to the nation’s public college have been nonetheless ongoing in Abuja, the federal capital territory.
As well as, the union stated experiences on social media platforms that the Federal Authorities had launched N30 billion for Earned Tutorial Allowance (EAA) isn’t additionally true and subsequently needs to be disregarded by the general public.
The Lagos zonal coordinator of ASUU, who’s a lecturer on the Federal College of Agriculture Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Profesor Olusiji Sowande, advised Nigerian Tribune that he was not conscious of such strike suspension, noting that suspension or calling off of business motion by ASUU had a process.
The chairman of ASUU at College of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, Dr Dele Ashiru, additionally stated it was solely the Nationwide Government Council (NEC) of the union that had the constitutional energy to droop or name off the strike which should even be subjected to the congress.
In line with him, the ASUU president had no unilateral energy to droop or name off strike because the occupier of the workplace was not the one (however the congress) that declared the strike within the first occasion.
“So, ASUU isn’t Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) that goes to conferences and takes selections that concern all members proper on the venue of the assembly with out tabling such earlier than the NEC, not to mention the congress, “ he pressured.
Ashiru defined additional that regardless of the Federal Authorities placed on the negotiation desk with ASUU representatives on the assembly would nonetheless be referred to the congress of the assorted branches earlier than ultimate resolution can be taken.