After weeks of uncompromising positions from the Federal Government and The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) concerning the mandatory policy of the federal government that all members of ASUU must enrolled into the IPPIS system in order to be receiving their monthly salary, a policy that ASUU considered unfavourable to her.
ASUU has now embarked on a two-week warning strike with effect from today Monday.
Its National President, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, announced this at end of the National Executive Council meeting(NEC) held at the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT).
Ogunyemi said the strike action was to compel federal government to implement the agreements and resolutions of Memorandum of Action discussed in the 2009 ASUU-FGN agreement, the 2013 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and the 2017 Memorandum of Action (MoU), all of which have not been implemented.
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