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  • Updated: January 11, 2024

We did not receive N1 billion allowance –Kano varsities

We did not receive N1 billion allowance –Kano varsities


The Academic Staff Unions of Kano State universities have denied receiving payments of N1 billion as workload Allowances from the State Government.

A statement jointly signed by the Academic Staff Union of Aliko Dangote University of Science and Technology, Wudil , Chairman and Secretary, Dr Aliyu Yusuf Ahmad, and Dr Muddasir Nasir, of Yusuf Maitama Sule University on Thursday respectively.

They said no such payments were made to the universities as carried by some sections of the media.

“The Union has observed statements on the media attributed to the Commissioner Ministry for Higher Education, Kano State, Dr.Yusuf Ibrahim Kofar Mata on Monday 8th January, 2024 indicating that the State Government has approved the disbursement of overN1 billion to Yusuf Maitama Sule University and Aliko Dangote University of Science and Technology, Wudil, for the payment of Earned Academic and Excess Workload Allowances, among other commitments.”

“In view of the above, the Union wishes to draw the attention of the Government and public that the said funds have not been received by the University or members of the Union,” the statement said.

The unions requested the State Government to Investigate the matter and take necessary measures on the said disbursement.

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