The central command has assumed it will not conversion its strength of will on ‘no work, no pay’. This comes after members of the school human resources Union of Universities (ASUU) protested against payment of partially salary for October. Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, spoken central Government’s importance on renewed face-off with ASSU after the week’s centralized Executive congress (FEC) business meeting presided over by head Muhammadu Buhari, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Wednesday.
Journalists had asked the Minister to address to the insistence by the lecturers to board on a work-free-day in voice disapproval of the centralized Government’s evaluation to reimburse its members pro-rata, accusing command of attempting to outing campus lecturers to ‘casual workers’.
But responding to questions, Adamu said:
“The achieve has been called off and the command has rewarded them pardon? is correct to them. I suppose that’s the status of the government; that it is not free to fee any person for opus not made and they individual did, I think, the amount of living that they were paid.
“How be capable of everybody effect a campus lecturer a casual… fix you grasp the gist of casual worker? If you go through the importance of the casual worker, it is not possible to brew a further education college lecturer a casual worker.” Asked if the central administration would be disposed to reserve steps to mollify the ASUU and stave off promote hostilities, the Minister said: “I don’t understand, is nearby any badly behaved now?”. Told they deliberate work-free-day, he said: “Oh? Okay, I’m not aware. I’m not aware. That they are departing on strike? No, insignificant person has told me.
“So let’s hold your horses till the work-free-day comes, at that moment I’ll acquire out the niceties and we’ll discuss, you be capable of inquire me then, but at the moment, I’m significant you honestly, I solve not make out that here is a problem”, he said.
Asked to shed flimsy on the allegation by the head of the ASUU, Professor Emmanuel Osodoke, that the union just had an bargain with the Minister of culture and spokesman Femi Gbajabiamiala, not with the Minister of Labour and Employment,
“I cannot include any manageable on rather that I did not know. “And since they thought they get no question with the Minister of … Did they parade you the agreement? Well, I’m not awake that there’s any treaty between us,” he said.