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Strike: FG to release N30bn earned allowances to ASUUNigeria

Strike: FG to release N30bn earned allowances to ASUUNigeria
FG has agreed to release N30 billion as part payment of the Earned Academic Allowances (EAA) to the Academic Staff Union of Universities

The Federal Government has agreed to release N30 billion as part payment of the Earned Academic Allowances (EAA) to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).Minister of Labour and Employment said this at the end of a meeting between the Federal Government and ASUU on Friday in Abuja.It said that the government side again appealed to ASUU to enroll on IPPIS platform in view of the Presidential directive that all Federal Government employees should be paid via IPPIS.He noted that on the payment of EAA to ASUU members at the University of Ilorin that the issue has been resolved.

Meanwhile the meeting could not agree on how payment would be done for ASUU members during the transitional period of UTAS tests.Also on the issue of withheld salaries of ASUU members, the meeting agreed that Government will pay this money as soon as the mode of payment is agreed upon by both parties.

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