The President Bola Tinubu administration has approved the implementation of 35% and 23% salary increments for staff of all federal tertiary institutions.
Chronicle NG reports that the federal government will also pay arrears starting January 1, 2023.
This is contained in a letter from the office of the Auditor General of the Federation with Reference No. OAuGF/Sw/C/QP/1395/VOL.1/II.
The memo dated September 21, 2023, was directed to the Directors of Audit Heads of Department Heads of Units.
The annual review affects academic and non-academic staff of federal polytechnics and colleges of education.
“I am directed to inform you that the Presidential Committee on Salaries, at its 13th meeting, having taken into consideration the different stages of collective bargaining in various sectors and specifically engagements between the Federal Ministry of Education and tertiary institution-based unions, and consequently, the Federal Government’s approval, is hereby conveyed as revised for the following:
Consolidated Polytechnics and Colleges of Education Salary Structure (CONPCASS) for Academic Staff of Federal Polytechnics and Colleges of Education with effect from January 1, 2023,” part of the letter said.