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Half Salaries: ASUU Declares Lecture-free Day, Plans Nationwide Protest 

Half Salaries: ASUU Declares Lecture-free Day, Plans Nationwide Protest 

According to PUNCH, the protest will be organised at various branches of the union across public university campuses nationwide and it will double as a lecture-free day for all lecturers who are members.

This was disclosed by a member of the National Executive Council of the union on Sunday, November 13, 2022. The source said:

“We are protesting. Branches will choose their own dates, the government needs to understand that we are not casual workers.”

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Also, according to Moyosore Ajao, chairman of ASUU in the University of Ilorin, who spoke with TheCable, the planned lecture-free day won’t be the same day for all institutions. In his words:

“It won’t be at the same time. Every branch will do their own on a different day. It’s just within the campus. It’s just making a statement.”

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Confirming the development, the chairperson of ASUU, University of Lagos branch, Dele Ashir, stated in a letter that the branch would protest on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.

The letter which was addressed to “all stakeholders” noted that the special congress/ protest rally against the casualization of intellectualism in Nigeria will hold on “Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at Julius Berger auditorium.


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