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ASUU sues Edo varsity over alleged contempt of court

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The Ambrose Alli University chapter of the Academic Workers Union of Universities has filed a suit at the Industrial Court of Nigeria sitting in Benin, Edo Squawk capital, against the management of the establishment over what it termed because the selective funds of January and February 2022 salaries of workers.In the suit numbered NICN/BEN/04/2022, dated June 22, 2022, the AAU chapter of the ASUU accused the management of the establishment of contempt of court orders of February 2  and Could perchance perchance also 17, 2022, mandating the payment of January and February 2022 salaries of some participants of ASUU, who had been aggrieved by the biometric verification exercise.The plaintiffs within the suit, alongside ASUU, had been the Chairman, ASUU, AAU Ekpoma chapter, Dr. Cyril Onogbosele, and the Assistant Secretary, Dr. William Odion, against six defendants within the suit along with the performing Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Asomwan Adagbonyin, and the performing Registrar, Mr. Ambrose Odiase.Counsel to the claimants, Abayomi Thomas, within the suit, cited, ‘‘Motion on stumble on introduced pursuant to Reveal 63, Strategies 5 (1), 5(3), and 6 of the Nationwide Industrial Court Strategies 2017,’’ and sought the intervention of the court to institute contempt court cases against the management and subsequent reliefs to be granted to the plaintiffs as deemed fit by the court.No longer too long within the past, the AAU division of ASUU and the management of the relate-owned university had been at loggerheads over the suspension of union actions by the latter.The PUNCH had reported that the Edo Squawk Authorities at its Squawk Government Council assembly on June 8, 2022, suspended all union actions across all relate-owned establishments of upper discovering out, which used to be with out be conscious contested in court by ASUU. The plaintiffs, Dr. Cyril Onogbosele and Dr. William Odion had requested the court to discover whether the relate authorities and other defendants within the suit had the vitality below fragment 40 of the Constitution and fragment 35(3) of the Exchange Unions Act, to droop or prohibit alternate union actions in AAU.The claimants, therefore, entreated the court to reveal the ban as “unconstitutional, unlawful, null and void and identical is ultra vires the powers of the defendants.”

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