A faction of the universities union, Congress of Nigerian Universities Academics (CONUA) has ordered its members to resume work, assuring them that all their salaries will be paid by the federal government.
The order to resume work was part of the resolution reached at a meeting held at the University of Benin (UNIBEN) on Monday.
In a statement signed by Prof V.O Igbineweka, chairman, the CONUA UNIBEN chapter, all salaries will be paid in two installments.
“Congress of Nigerian Universities Academics (CONUA) held an emergency meeting today 4th October, 2022 at the UNIBEN sports complex car park between 3 and 4.30pm and unanimously resolved that members should resume work unfailingly tomorrow Wednesday 5th October, 2022.
“Any attack, physical or verbal by any member(s) of the striking ASUU should be promptly reported to the university management.
“Members should commence teaching and project supervision immediately.
“Members were briefed and assured that march, April and May salaries will be paid along October salary while June, July, August and September salaries will be paid with November salary.
The statement said that members were further informed that the IPPIS payment platform has been modified to accommodate all academic earned allowances.
CONUA noted that members expressed appreciation to the federal government for the recognition and registration of “our great, dynamic and responsible union”.