After seven months of nationwide industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) on Wednesday announced readiness of it’s members to resume work, if the federal government pays their outstanding salaries.
The Ibadan zonal coordinator of the union, Professor Ade Adejumo who disclosed this at a press conference held at the conference room, faculty of art, University of Ibadan said despite the ongoing negotiation with the federal government, the government has refused to pay their salaries and allowances.
At the press conference are representatives of schools under the Ibadan zone: Moyosore Ajao (Unilorin), Professor Ayo Akinwole (UI), Dr. Femi Abanikanda (Uniosun), Dr. Biodun Olaniran (LAUTECH), and Dr. Dauda Adesola (KWASU).
However, Reporters At Large had earlier reported that the Senate of the University of Ibadan has declared that Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) have no role to play in the selection of new Vice-Chancellor of the University.
Reporters At Large learnt that both SSANU and NASU members in the University have been kicking against the ongoing selection process of new Vice-Chancellor of the University.