Osun State government has not paid two months' salaries to workers of
the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso and the
institution's Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is spoiling
for a showdown if Osun State governor, Gboyega Oyetola, refuses to pay
them by the end of September.
The current Oyo and Osun state governments inherited unpaid salary
arrears of eight months regarding the school.
ASUU alleged that Osun which is scheduled to pay subvention between
July and December 2019 only paid in July and refused to pay for August
and September, making payment of salaries impossible.
Rising from a congress held on Wednesday, the union resolved to put
the public on notice that it should not be blamed if academic
activities are disrupted again in LAUTECH.
The university has become an epicentre of crises in the last couple of years.
In a statement, 'LAUTECH: Trouble Looming Again' signed by the ASUU
LAUTECH Chairman and Secretary Dr. Biodun Olaniran and Dr. Toyin
Abegunrin, the union accused Osun State governor of failing to release
subventions since August to pay salaries of workers.
According to the union, all entreaties to ensure that Osun State
government pays outstanding salaries have not yielded results.
The union disclosed that members are owed six years unpaid Earned
Academic Allowances, unpaid cooperative deductions, and unpaid