The Academic Staff Union of Universities, University of Ibadan branch, is currently rallying on the campus in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
The lecturers held banners that bore several inscriptions as they demanded, ‘Implementation of Collectively Bargained Memorandum of Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding,’ ‘Deployment of University Transparency Accountability Solution, ‘Immediate Release of Visitation Panel Reports,’ Immediate Payment of Earned Academic Allowance,’ and ‘Reinstatement of All Victimised Academics across Nigerian Universities.’
The lecturers rallied within the campus environment to the institution’s main gate, gyrating and chanting solidarity slogans.
They were joined in solidarity by civil society organisations and right groups such as the Take It Back Movement in the state, and the leaders of the Joint Action Front led by Emiola Solomon and Abiodun Bamigboye.
ASUU branches across campuses in the country have been protesting the half-pay policy slammed on lecturers by the FG on February, saying lecturers should not be reduced to casual labourers.
This is as the FG has said it cannot pay for a work not done.