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UI NASU, SSANU Protest Over Withheld Salaries

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (SSANU), University of Ibadan chapter, yesterday staged a protest at the main entrance of the school to demand the immediate release of their withheld salaries.

The protesters carried placards with different inscriptions such as: “Federal Government should honour 2009 agreement made with the Union”, Nigerian workers are hungry”, JAC demands immediate release of earned allowances from 2013 till date”,

Tinubu once promised us cassava but now garri is no longer available”, and “SSANU demands four months withheld salary”, among others. They blocked the UISango road for almost one hour and disrupted vehicular movement.

The protest was led by NASU Chairman Oluwafemi Ogunlade and his SSANU counterpart Abiodun Rasaq Omisore. Ogunlade said: “We discovered that the Federal Government paid ASUU. “I don’t have anything against ASUU. We are all working here.”

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