The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has asked the Federal Government not to see the payment of their February and March pay salaries as a favour, saying it is their real rights and government obligation to meet its commitments to its members
It likewise bludgeoned the Minister of Labor and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, for the remark allegedly credited to him that Lectures are at home playing ludo and other indoor games in the wake of paying them their compensations rather than beeen participating in look into exercises that would prompt new medications and clinical hardware for use to battle the seething COVID-19 pandemic.
The association said ‘government’ ought to have been embarrassed to have”unlawfully and mischievously” retained individuals’ pay rates and paid just two out of three in the month May because of difference over their enlistment into the recently presented Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS).
The Chairman of ASUU, University of Lagos(UNILAG), Akoka branch, Dr Dele Ashiru, who responded to these attestations in the interest of ASUU national, said it is dampening that a serving clergyman whose command is to guarantee harmony and amicability in the work area and who likewise manage over the legislature bombed vows to build up the advanced degree could now be acussing speakers of inertness while assessing self for paying pay rates.
As per him, Ngige explanation isn’t just demonstrated that he isn’t just similar to filling emergency, however he likewise needs information on what the teachers are really doing during this COVID-19.
Ashiru said the Minister should realize that Nigerian scholastics are a piece of frontliners in the battle against COVID-19 in the nation..
He said such a significant number of investigates had been done in Nigerian ivory towers during this season of pandemic including that of UNILAG group who have quite recently built up a ventilator.
He, be that as it may, solicited the clergyman to name any from the revelations by Nigerians including researchers for COVID-19 or from those before since Nigeria’s administration had embraced not to mention bolstered or empowered.