When Will ASUU Strike Be Called Off 2022 is the latest question by many Nigerian students.
If you have been asking any of the above questions then this post is for you. At the end of this post, you will get to know when ASUU will likely call off strike and also has ASUU called off strike 2022.
Has ASUU called off Strike 2022?
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has not Called Off its 2022 One-Month Warning STRIKE yet.
This means that ASUU strike has not been called off yet.
When Will ASUU Call Off Strike 2022/2023?
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced 9th May 2022 as the latest Official date to call off STRIKE 2022.
This means that ASUU will call off its two-month Warning Strike on the 9th May 2022.
However, If the Federal Government fails to meet ASUU’s demands the strike will not be called off and it will be INDEFINITE.
ASUU Demands 2022
- EARLIER, ASUU embarked on strike action in March 2020, following its disagreement with the Federal Government over the funding of the universities.
- Also, implementation of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS), which according to the Union, negates the autonomy policy for the universities, among other issues.
- The Union called off its 9-month old strike in December 2020 after the Federal Government agreed to some of its conditions.
- These include the deployment of University Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAS) software for payment of its salaries and allowances. However, a year after signing the MoA, ASUU accused the government of failing to fulfill its side of the bargain and threatened to mobilise for another actions immediately.
- The government quickly moved to pay N55bn as part-payment for the Earned Academic Allowance and Revitalisation Fund, but the union was unmoved until the Nigeria Inter-Religious Council and other dignitaries waded in.
- ASUU said the federal government has only addressed 2 out of its 8 demands, including the visitation panel to federal universities and described the release of funds for the Earned Academic Allowance and revitalisation funds as partial.
- Some of the demands of ASUU include the sustainability of the university autonomy, which it said the introduction of IPPIS violates.
- Immediate deployment of UTAS to replace IPPIS; renegotiation of the 2009 ASUU-FGN agreement.
Release of the reports of visitation panels to federal universities and distortions in salary payment challenges.
- Others include funding for revitalisation of public universities, earned academic allowance, poor funding of state universities and promotion arrears.