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EBSU ASUU STRIKE: Govt Threatens To stop Salaries of Lecturers Without BVN registration and not going to work

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Ebonyi state government has threatened that it will as from Monday March,9th 2020 not to allow anybody who has not done his or her BVN registration with Banks and not also going to work to receive salary.

In a public service announcement signed by Ugbala Kenneth Igwe, Secretary to the State Government and Coordinating Commissioner, the Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr David Umahi however  appealed to the Academic Staff Union of the University , Ebonyi State Chapter to call off the strike and go back to work in the interest of the State.

The Governor noticed that he had personally intervened on the affairs and welfare of ASUU workers in the State.

“only last year, a total of 1.5 Billion naira has been paid to ASUU by Ebonyi State Government for the accumulative demand of ASUU from the past administration”

“Government also has gone through the issues between ASUU and Management and discovered that most of their demands are more political than a genuine demands thereby making Government to see this demand as not enough to make ASUU embark on any strike action”

The announcement further disclosed that Government will as from Monday March,9th 2020 not to allow anybody who has not done his or her BVN registration with Banks and not also going to work to receive salary.

“Government therefore directs that such worker must leave the University and perhaps continue his or her strike action at home. However Government wishes to assure full protection of all academic workers of the University who wants to work as Government will invoke every sections of the law to protect such workers”

“The Visitor to the University and the Governor of Ebonyi State hereby offers to mediate between ASUU ,Ebonyi State Chapter and the Management of EBSU over their current misunderstanding and proffer a lasting solution”

Government warned that it will personally hold ASUU Chairman responsible for any form of public disorder or break down of law at the University as Ebonyi State law and other laws were very clear on the matters in dispute.

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