Thursday, April 18, 2024

NASU, SSANU Announces 2 Months Extension Of Strike, Emphasizes On Slow Paced Government Intervention


Earlier today the Joint Action Committee of NASU and SSANU released a circular to the Branch Chairmen of NASU and SSANU.

Recall that the NASU/SSANU’s strike started with a warning strike of two weeks which commenced at the midnight on March 27, 2022, while the extension of another two weeks commenced on Sunday, April 10, 2022 and ongoing.

“We have continued to follow up on the resolution reached with the Government at the Tripartite Plus meeting held on Thursday, 12 May 2022 with respect to the testing of our University Peculiar Personnel and Payroll System (U3PS) software with the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA). The three payment solutions- U3PS, UTAS and IPPIS, are currently being subjected to daily tests which have spanned three weeks so far and are still ongoing.”

“We have also recorded success in the restoration of Responsibility Allowance to deserving members of NASU and SSANU, ditto, the correction of the payment of Hazard Allowance from N180,000 to 360,000 per annum to deserving members in the SSANU document. However, there has been no commitment of Government to pay the arrears of Earned Allowances being owed our members.”

After emphasising on the slow paced response of the Government, the strike was extended by two months which is with effect from Friday, 24 June 2022.

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