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LAUTECH lecturers threaten to embark on strike over non-payment of salaries



ASUU vows to paralyse activities at LAUTECH over unpaid salary

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso chapter, has issued a 10-day ultimatum to the university authorities to pay their salaries or face industrial action.

In a congress resolution made available to journalists on Wednesday, the Chairman and Secretary of the union, Biodun Olaniran and Toyin Abegunrin said the varsity lecturers are being owed 11 months’ salaries.

The union also threatened to withhold the results of the 2018/2019 academic session until the salaries are settled, adding that LAUTECH lecturers deserve to get their hard-earned salaries without begging.

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“The union gives the university administration till Friday 15th November, 2019 to pay the salaries of August, September and October 2019 and failure of which will cause the union to hold a congress on Monday 18th November 2019 where necessary action deemed fit will be taken.

“That rain semester results of 2018/2019 academic session would not be submitted until the said salaries are paid,” ASUU said.

According to reports, the university Vice-Chancellor, Professor Michael Ologunde had attributed the non-payment of salaries to non-release of the institution’s subvention by the owner states.

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