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JUST IN: Kano University Postpone Examination Over Lecturers Half Salary Protest

Biero University Kano (BUK) has canceled all academic activities, including exams scheduled for today, November 17, 2022, following the semester break and protest period declared by the University’s Academic Staff Union (ASUU). Postponed.

On Friday, October 16, 2022, the ASUU suspended an eight-month strike that closed the country’s public universities to demand full implementation of an agreement it signed with the federal government several years ago. Remember to stop.

During the ongoing ASUU strike, the federal government advocated implementing a “no work, no pay” policy when college teachers were absent from their posts.

But things took a new turn last Thursday, November 3, 2022, when it emerged that the government was paying university teachers only half a month’s salary. , organized protests across the country.

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BUK’s Director of Information and Publishing, he said in a statement signed on behalf of the registrar by Bala Abdullahi that academic activities had been postponed.
trial began on 17.11 as scheduled. Until August 12, 2022.

An announcement in the university’s newsletter informed management of the urgent need for implementation to affected departments and departments.

ASUU Vice-President, BUK Branch, Dr. Sagir Saleh told The Guardian unions protested to demonstrate “outright refusal of severed salaries” he had been paid to union members in September
said he had decided to declare a holiday. Don’t hesitate to take new actions that may harm your system. He said ASUU will take the opportunity to submit a letter of protest to the Vice Chancellor for transmission to the Secretary of Education.

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“By court order and the intervention of the Speaker of the House, we have called off the strike. The promise was that all our bills would be paid. But unfortunately, the federal government decided to cut her September salary in half.

“As a result of this action, the ASUU convened a National Executive Council (NEC) meeting, where a resolution was passed. On that day, we will hold a special meeting, followed by a local protest on campus. We also visit VCs,” said Saleh.

Meanwhile, Dr. Usman Bashir, National Association of Medical and Dental Association (NAMDA) Coordinator, BUK Chapter, distanced members from the planned protest.

Bashir stressed that while NAMDA members have suffered similar abuses at the hands of the federal government, joining the fight against the ASUU would only exacerbate the situation.

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he said. We have special issues and prefer to treat our issues separately.

“Don’t forget that the Health, Health Sciences, and Dentistry departments are different majors. The students lost time, so we can’t afford to waste any more academic sessions.


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