The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has asked the Federal Government to stop deducting from their salaries.
Coordinator, ASUU Akure Zone, Dr. Alex Odiyi said this while addressing journalists at the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State on Wednesday.
He said, “It is corrupt practices for a government to deny the full payment of workers’ wages and thus put to question the morality and credibility of the current anti-corruption campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari . “ASUU Akure zone hereby declares that this trend of shortfalls in salaries as well as fractional payment is not acceptable to us and our colleagues in their branches and must stop immediately. “It is only an uncaring government that takes pleasure in cheating its workers. “We demand that the balance of all the shortfalls should be paid to the universities before the end of March 2017, so our deductions can be remitted to the appropriate quarters.”
It would be recalled that the Nọn Academic Staff Union (NASU) as well as other non-technical associations, University of Ibadan chapter have already begun an indefinite strike on March 13th following similar complaints.