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Wage arrears: SSANU, NASU members to procure half pay — Nigerian Govt

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The Federal Authorities says members of the Senior Workers Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, and the Non-Academic Workers Union, NASU, will procure half of their withheld salaries have to President Bola Tinubu approve the cost of their salary arrears.

The Minister of Education, Tahir Mamman, revealed this on Channels Tv’s Politics Nowadays on Wednesday monitored by DAILY POST.

The minister said the non-academic crew members of universities had been no longer on strike for the identical length in 2022 as their academic counterparts.

He said that the federal government has been doing every little thing that you simply’re going to have the chance to reveal of to procure a support for them.

Requested what has delayed the cost to NASU and SSANU members, Mamman said, “No, it has no longer been accredited.

“There might be a court judgement on no work, no pay. ASUU getting four months’ pay became once in actuality a discretion and decision on the fragment of the President. So, it doesn’t mechanically switch (to NASU and SSANU) nonetheless the matter is beneath consideration.

“I don’t disclose it’s miles safe to put a time on it nonetheless it no doubt’s safer to shriek that we are on it and we are pushing.

While talking on the shriek of discrimination by NASU and SSANU, the minister said, “That can no longer be ethical, there might be not any longer any rating. These are of us working within the identical terrain, they are doing diverse things nonetheless all practising the identical goal.

DAILY POST reports that in March, SSANU and NASU members embarked on a one-week warning strike to advise their withheld salaries by the Federal Authorities.

The two unions criticized the Federal Authorities for paying withheld salaries to the Academic Workers Union of Universities, ASUU, while neglecting the non-academic unions.

The full unions had embarked on an eight-month strike in 2022 to press residence a few of their demands including a larger welfare kit.

DAILY POST remembers that the quick previous administration of President Muhammadu Buhari due to this truth invoked a ‘No Work, No Pay policy’ against the unions nonetheless President Bola Tinubu closing October accredited the launch of four of the eight months withheld salaries.

SSANU and NASU accused the Federal Authorities of unfair treatment and discrimination by failing to pay them worship their academic counterparts.


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