Yola - The management of the Adamawa State
University, Mubi, on Monday threatened that it would no longer pay
salaries of striking lecturers in the university.
The warning is contained in a statement, signed by the Registrar of
the university, Jinatu Garnvwa, and made available to the News
Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) in Yola.
The strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities
(ASUU), which commenced on July 3, has yet to be resolved by
the government and the union.
Jinatu said that sub-section 4 of the Labour Act, Chapter 198, Laws
of the Federation of Nigeria, 1990 states that "every employee is free
to be a member of a trade union and to participate in its lawful
"It also provide that no employee shall demand as a right from
employer any payment of the agreed wages after 90 days of a subsisting
"In the light of the above provision of the labour act, you should
note that the 90 days of the subsisting strike had expired on Sept. 30.
"Therefore, the university will no longer pay the salaries of your members." she stated.