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Lecturers receive full salaries for November


A senior member of the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities ASUU has said that members of the union have received full salaries .

The union leader at the Bayero University Kano revealed this in a chat with journalists in Abuja.

He said: “Some of our members have started receiving salaries and I can confirm to you that we received our full salaries for the month of November. However, the arrears are still withheld.”

It was also gathered that the eight month arrears remained withheld by the Federal Government.

The Federal Government had refused to pay the striking lecturers for the eight months which the union embarked on strike.

The lecturers, were in October 2022 paid pro-rata (half-pay) according to the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige.

It will be recalled that the lecturers on February decided to down tools over some lingering Issues. The strike action lasted for seven months.