FG Announces Salary Increment For ASUU. Details are as follows.
The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has said the federal government can only afford a 23.5% salary increase for lecturers.
However, Professors will get a 35% increment.
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Adamu stated this during a meeting on Tuesday with vice-chancellors and other university stakeholders.
The minister noted that President Muhammadu Buhari had warned against signing agreements which the government will not be able to meet.
He also said, “a sum of 150 billion Naira shall be provided for in the 2023 Budget as funds for the revitalization of Federal Universities.
The funds will be disbursed to the Institutions in the First Quarter of the year, and that a sum of 50 billion Naira shall be provided for in the 2023 Budget for the payment of outstanding areas of earned academic allowances, to be paid in the First Quarter of the year”.