LASUU ASUU Threatens another Industrial Action


Lagos State University (LASU) chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has warned authorities of the institution of an impending industrial action should the university management continue ignoring its demands.

Speaking at a media briefing on Monday, Chairman of the union, Dr. Adekunle Idris revealed that the motion for the strike will be decided at a congress scheduled to hold early in January.

'The national body of ASUU is aware that the issue had been there before the national strike commenced onĀ 1st July 2013', he said, accusing the university management of insensitivity to the situation on campus. 'At all press contacts during the national strike, it was always impressed on stakeholders to intervene so that students can enjoy uninterrupted school calendar after the struggle, which they failed to do'.

The lecturers are demanding the implementation of the universities (Miscellaneous provisions) amendment act 2012 by the governing council. It was passed by the Federal Government for the effective running of universities, and the Lagos State Government already agreed to implement it.

In addition, it is demanding the immediate regularisation of the appointment of academic staff currently on temporary appointment as well as the recall of all academic staff on temporary appointment, who were 'disengaged unjustly