Nigerian govt insists on ‘no work, no pay’ for period of ASUU strike

Ripples Nigeria

The federal government, on Thursday, reaffirmed that it would not give in to the Academic Staff Union of Universities’ (ASUU) demand that it pay the backlog of salary that had been withheld due to the ongoing strike.

It stated that the only obstacle to FG-ASUU negotiations was the no-work, no-pay policy.

This was me known by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, during the 47th State House Ministerial Media Briefing, which was held at the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja and hosted by the Presidential Communications Team.

The Minister said, “All contentious issues between the government and ASUU had been settled except the quest for members’ salaries for the period of strike to be paid, a demand that Buhari has flatly rejected.”

Adamu further noted that ASUU went on strike, despite the Buhari administration and organizations like TETFUND and UBEC directly investing trillions of dollars in education…

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