VCs Misinforming the Public About Poly Trainer Salaries – ASUP

The Tutorial Workers Union of Polytechnics Wednesday accused the Committee of Vice Chancellors of Federal Universities of misinforming the general public concerning the state of senior school professor salaries.

In a press release signed by ASUP Secretary Normal Abdullahi Yalwa and made out there to our correspondent in Abuja, the union famous that the VCs’ declare that senior lecturers in faculties earn greater than professors may cause issues in the course of the negotiations of polytechnic lecturers.

The assertion learn: “The eye of our Union has been drawn to a press release by the Committee of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities within the report submitted by the physique to the Authorities on the assembly of Vice Chancellors, Presidents of the Boards of Federal Universities and the Minister of Training on September 6 2022.

“An excerpt from the CVCNU submission emphatically acknowledged the misunderstanding that senior lecturers on the faculties (and faculties) in Nigeria earn greater than professors on the nationwide universities.

“The CVCNU place was taken to fulfill the legit calls for of our sister union, the Tutorial Workers Union of Universities, for a pay improve.

Whereas we perceive that the CVCNU’s willingness to help ASUU’s aspirations is deceptive statements, because it impacts the emoluments of different staff within the and honorary tiers of tertiary training within the nation, solely undermining the identical aspiration,

Other than the lie, it’s inappropriate that the CVCNU made such a press release at a time when our union can be renegotiating the emoluments for our members, because it has the potential to create the flawed impression about worker advantages in faculties and faculties of training, undermining the continuing renegotiation course of between the FGN and Polytechnics.

“The CVCNU undoubtedly has entry to the wage constructions of the assorted employees cadres within the tertiary training panorama and due to this fact has no foundation to take pleasure in pointless extrapolation. Certainly, the agitation for wage reform within the college system may be credited with out such misleading reference by events, as as such can solely create pointless trade rivalry.

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