The Chairman of the Lagos Voice chapter of the Tutorial Workers Union of Universities (ASUU) on Tuesday acknowledged no Nigeria professor earns more than N416,000 as wage.
Talking throughout an interview on Channels Tv’s Spoil of day Day-to-day, Dele Ashiru advocated for better welfare applications for university lecturers.
He famed that without reference to the renegotiated agreement, the Federal Government has now not signed the Memorandum of Agreement since Can even.
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“No Nigerian professor earns more than N416,000 in a month as the total bundle. We are announcing allow us to renegotiate this agreement in allege that folk’s prerequisites of provider will give a boost to,” he acknowledged.
“As I communicate to you, our participants accept as true with been earning the the same wage since 2009 till date. I don’t mediate there would possibly perchance be any share of the Nigerian economy and society that has been so treated.
“The excellent-paid professor meaning that if he remains in the university blueprint for the next 10-15 years is now not going to invent more than the the same quantity he’s been earning since 2009.”
Lagos ASUU Chairman, Dele Ashiru speaks on Channels Tv’s Spoil of day Day-to-day on November 16, 2021.Ashiru’s remarks come a day after the national leadership of ASUU issued a 21-day ultimatum over the failure of the authorities to implement the agreement reached with it.
ASUU President, Prof Emmanuel Osodeke, who spoke throughout a press briefing on the University of Abuja, blamed the Federal Government for failing to honour the agreement it signed with the union, which made it call off its strike in December 2020.
He warned that the union will doubtless be compelled to embark on one other nationwide strike have to the authorities fail to implement the Memorandum of Action signed with ASUU sooner than the suspension of the closing industrial toddle.
In conserving with the ASUU President, all the components, together with these of unpaid tutorial earned allowances and the colleges revitalisation fund have not been addressed nearly 365 days after an agreement was once reached.