VC says UniAbuja ASUU has no reason for strike




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GWAGWALADA – Prof. James Adelabu, the , University , on Tuesday said the striking Academic Staff Union Universities (ASUU) the institution had no reason to justify its action.
The union had on embarked on an indefinite , accusing the misappropriating the school’ .
It claimed Adelabu checked-off the union dues in 2013 and refused to remit the fund to it.
It also alleged allowances entitled to were paid by the authority.
However, at a news conference in Gwagwalada, FCT, on Tuesday, Adelabu denied the union’ claims.
He said an allegation he opened an account and was diverting the school into it was true.
Adelabu said that the union was ignorant the regarding the check-off dues.
He said that there was a directive from the Federal of Education stopping all university authorities from collecting and remitting check-off dues to the union.
“ Salary is paid in full. How can they say I have deducted something and have diverted it somewhere?
“ All what the union is trying to do is just to paralyse the system,’’ he said.
Adelabu said the issue of white paper the union raised was a local matter, and that he had no idea of the report.
He, however, said that who were to go for industrial work experience after their examination were currently taking their papers.
“The Integrity Group of ASUU and me will supervise the exams.
“ The institution has two bodies the union. There is the ASUU Integrity and ASUU Splinter. The ASUU splinter is the group on ,’’ Adelabu said.
He said that the integrity group had earlier resolved that the reason for the by the union was flimsy and not in tandem acceptable principles and ideology of unionism. (NAN)