The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Federal University, Lokoja (FUL) Chapter, has appealed to the Federal Government to pay the four months' outstanding salaries immediately.
Comrade Adedeji Kazeem Suarau, the Chairman of the chapter made the request during his address at a press conference at the College of Health Sciences Conference Hall, Adankolo campus, Lokoja on Thursday.
Suarau who said members of the union were suffocating due to the unpaid salaries demanded the inclusion of representatives of SSANU and NASU in the renegotiation committee of the 2009 agreement.
He argued that The Federal Government Joint Committee on exceptions of University on IPPIS should include spokespeople of all university-based associations.
“Federal Government should pay the omitted members in the payment of minimum wage arrears;
"Federal Government should pay promotion arrears of University Staff for 2018 (Balance), 2019, 2020 and 2021 (and implementation of 2021 Promotion) and personnel budget of the universities should be adequately funded to cater for salary shortfall in the universities,” Suarau said.
He added, “pay backlogs of our salaries on compassionate ground” while also requesting “Third Party deductions for the months of October and November 2022, as a matter of urgency.”
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