The Academic Staff Union of Universities has disrupted the ongoing examinations at Ladoke Akintola University - It disrupted the examinations as it commenced a warning strike
The union commenced a two-week strike to express their displeasure over non-payment of salaries and decayed infrastructure of the institution The ongoing second semester examinations for the 2017/2018 academic session at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, have been disrupted by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
Accoding to the Premium Times, the development was confirmed by the secretary of the union, Toyin Abegunrin, saying that lecturers have embarked on a two-week warning strike to express their displeasure over non-payment of salaries and decayed infrastructure of the institution.
The students of the institution expressed their dissatisfaction with the disruption of their examination by ASUU.
Though, it’s a warning strike of two weeks, but how are you sure that ASUU will resume work should nothing (be) done within that two weeks?" “Here we are talking of huge debts from both state owners; the two governors’ act of irresponsibility and paying of lip services.
“According to Abegunrin, nothing was done by Governors Rauf Aregbesola and Abiola Ajimobi of Osun and Oyo states respectively on all the promises of the university governing council that led to the suspension of the previous months strike.
He said: “It is saddening to report that up till now, the members of staff are being owed 10 months’ salary, promotion arrears, among other allowances. We called on members of the public, up till now; no response of any sort was received."