The Academic Staff Union of Universities, (ASUU), has threatened to go on strike another strike due to the refusal of the Accountant General of the Federation, Mr Ahmed Idris to pay the salaries and remittance of check-off dues of over 1000 staff for 13 months.
The ASUU chairman, University of Jos, Dr. Lazarus Maigoro, who raised the alarmina press statement made available to reporters in Jos, accused the AGF of fanning the ember of discord between the federal government and the Union, which may lead to another round of strike action that may spell doom for the education sector.
Maigoro, however, called on the federal government to prevail on the AGF to prevent any rift that may lead to the immediate closure of university gates across the country.
The statement read in part, “Despite the directive given by Mr president to pay the salaries of all lecturers, the AGF has refused to pay their salaries ranging from four to 13 months respectively.
Many of our members in the University of Jos and across the country have not been paid salaries from February 2020 to date.
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“The AGF has completely violated the terms of the agreement signed between our union and the Federal Government.