Unpaid 11 months’ Salaries: LAUTECH ASUU Issues  10- Day Ultimatum, strike Notice

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Ladoke Akintola University of Technology chapter has issued ten-day ultimatum (November 15) to the University adminisration to pay their August, September and October salaries or face industrial crisis.

The Union says it might resort to strike action at the expiration of the ultimatum if the University fails to pay.

Academic staff of the University are being owed eleven months cumulatively.

This was contained in a congress resolution jointly signed by the Chairman Dr Biodun Olaniran and Secretary Dr Toyin Abegunrin which was made available to the press in Ibadan.

The Union also threatened to withhold the Rain Semester results of 2018/2019 academic session would until the salaries are paid.

According to the Union, LAUTECH academics deserved to be paid their earned salaries without begging.

It was gathered that the University Vice Chancellor, Professor Michael Ologunde had attributed non-payment of salaries to non-release of subvention to it by the owner states.

ASUU maintained that the welfare of her members remained paramount in her demands and would do everything at her disposal not to expose her members to undeserved economic hardship.

“The Union gives the University administration till Friday 15th November, 2019 to pay the salaries of August, September and October 2019 failure of which will cause the Union to hold a Congress on Monday 18th November, 2019 where necessary action deemed fit will be taken. That rain semester results of 2018/2019 academic session would not be submitted until the said salaries are paid. “

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