Breaking: ASUU Extends Strike

File photo of FG and ASUU delegates negotiating

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has reportedly extended its warning strike for another two months.

VANTAGE NEWS reports that the decision to extend the strike was taken at the union’s National Executive Council meeting held in Abuja last night.

The decision to extend the strike has not been made official but a reliable high-ranking source told our Correspondent that the NEC unanimously decided to give the government 2 extra months to meet its demands.

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An official statement is expected to be released to members of the public soon.

VANTAGE NEWS had reported that ASUU Chairman on Sunday, accused the Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency, Kashifu Inuwa of deliberately misinforming members of the public in order to discredit ASUU in the ongoing strike.

Inuwa had said that the University Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAS) failed the integrity test, arguing that the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) is ideal for the payment of university lecturers.


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