FG Still Owing Varsities N660bn – ASUU

fg-vs-asuu_3_days_of_fasting_prayersThe Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, on Monday disclosed that the Federal Government is owing universities in the country close to N660billion.

The money is part of the unpaid Needs Assessment Intervention Fund for universities in Nigeria.

The Zonal Coordinator, ASUU, University of Ibadan, Prof. Segun Ajiboye, made the disclosure in a chat with journalists in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

Ajiboye reminded the federal government that the 2009 agreement, which was up for a review in 2012, has not been addressed adding that ASUU had written severally to the government on the need to restart negotiation on the agreement to reflect modern and contemporary realities.