Edo state government suspends ASUU and others, orders resumption

On Wednesday, June 8, Edo State Government suspended all union activities across all state-owned institutions of higher learning.

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According to Crusoe Osagie, the Special Adviser on Media Projects to the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, said in a statement that the decision was taken at the State Executive Council meeting.

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The affected unions include ASUU, Non-Academic Staff of Universities, Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities, Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, Non-Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, and all allied unions operating across all state-owned tertiary institutions.

He said in a statement;

“By this notice, academic activities are to resume in all state-owned institutions and all cadre of staff are directed to report to their duty posts immediately.

“Students across all state-owned tertiary institutions are expected to resume for lectures as necessary measures have been taken to ensure resumption of academic and non-academic activities.

“Management of the affected institutions have been mandated to pay all outstanding salaries immediately.

“The management of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, is hereby directed to implement a no-work-no-pay policy, declare vacant and advertise the position of any staff that refuses to resume work in line with this directive.”

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