UNIABUJA in Turmoil: VC and ASUU Clash Over Withheld Salaries Amidst Leadership Transition

ASUU alleges that the university management, at the VC's behest, withheld salaries and invoked the 'No Work No Pay' policy to undermine their legitimate demands. In response, Professor Na’allah refutes these claims, asserting that all academic staff salaries have been approved and blames delays on administrative issues.

UNIABUJA in Turmoil: VC and ASUU Clash Over Withheld Salaries Amidst Leadership Transition

The University of Abuja (UNIABUJA) remains embroiled in a persistent crisis as the Vice Chancellor, Professor Abdulrasheed Na’allah, and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) continue to trade accusations over the non-payment of salaries.

The dispute has led to a prolonged strike by UNIABUJA's ASUU branch, which vehemently opposes the appointment of a new VC without the governing council's involvement.

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ASUU alleges that the university management, at the VC's behest, withheld salaries and invoked the 'No Work No Pay' policy to undermine their legitimate demands. In response, Professor Na’allah refutes these claims, asserting that all academic staff salaries have been approved and blames delays on administrative issues.

With tensions escalating, both parties remain steadfast in their positions, prolonging the uncertainty at UNIABUJA amidst the looming end of Professor Na’allah's tenure.