Government Owes Striking Varsity Lecturers Only Four Months' Salaries—Ngige

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The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has dismissed the claim by the Academic Staff Union of Universities that its members could not return to the institutions on an empty stomach as baseless, insisting that only four months’ salaries were outstanding. According to a statement by Ngige on Tuesday, since the lecturers began their strike in February, the government had been magnanimous to pay their salaries up to June, as of July to November were the remaining months. The minister said during the COVID-19 lockdown, the government had reached out to ASUU to “show good faith over the five…
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