The Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, University of Ibadan chapter, Dr. Segun Ajiboye, applauded the Federal Government for payment lecturers’ five-month salary arrears, called this move “encouraging”.
Dr. Ajiboye said in an interview in Ibadan on January 2, 2013, Thursday that the Federal Government had with this started implementing the Memorandum of Understanding reached with the Union.
“It is encouraging that the salary arrears have been paid to members, and I believe this cuts across board.
“Right now, members are ready to go back to work. We however expect government to be sincere in fulfilling other aspects of the MOU,” he said.
Dr. Ajiboye further expressed hope that the FG would not go back on the agreement.
It would be recalled that signing of MoU between the two sides on December 11, 2013, opened the way to terminating the strike which was in its sixth month. (NAN)
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