ASUU: FG inaugurates three committees in a single 12 months

No fewer than three committees have been arrange in two years to research the continued disaster within the college system, based on an evaluation by The PUNCH.

The examined interval is between 2021 and 2021.

The PUNCH reviews that the Tutorial Employees Union of Universities, the umbrella physique of educational employees at Nigerian universities, has at all times been at odds ​with the federal authorities.

The union is at present on strike over what it labeled as the federal government’s failure to satisfy some lingering calls for.

Among the necessities embody the discharge of a college revitalization fund; launch of earned allowances for college lecturers, deployment of the College Transparency Accountability System for the cost of salaries and allowances for college lecturers; an finish to authorities proliferation of universities; renegotiation of, amongst others, the ASUU-FGN 2009 settlement.

The PUNCH reviews that in 2020, ASUU launched into a nine-month strike, the strike known as off in December 2020 led to the inauguration of a federal authorities fee headed by Prof. dr. Munzali Jubril. In 2021, the Munzali Committee, in collaboration with ASUU, got here up with suggestions in a draft settlement.

ASUU was given a timeline on how the federal government ought to signal the settlement, however the timeline was not adhered to. This pressured ASUU into one other strike to get the federal authorities to signal the settlement.

On the peak of the strike in March 2021, the federal authorities inaugurated the Nimi Briggs Committee to renegotiate the renegotiated settlement.

ASUU has renegotiated a renegotiated settlement with the federal government-formed Nimi Briggs Fee. On June 2022, the Nimi Briggs Committee submitted a draft settlement that was a product of Collective Bargaining to the federal government.

However Training Minister Adamu Adamu famous in the course of the briefing of Vice Chancellors and different stakeholders in Abuja that the federal government rejected the Nimi-Briggs Fee as a consequence of an absence of ample assets.

On Tuesday, September 6 2021, the federal government re-established a committee chaired by Adamu himself.

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