The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) of the Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH), Okitipupa, Ondo state has decried the reduction in the monthly subvention to the university from the state government.
The Union Chairman in the University,Temidayo Temola, in chat with Journalists said the Governor has slashed the subvention from N60m to a paltry of N42m which he said was not enough to pay the salary of workers in the institution.
The Union noted that if the current subvention is not review, the university is on the part of being grounded as a result of lack of payment of salaries to its workers.
“Initially, it was N60m, which is not even enough to pay salaries, but suddenly since May 2017, the governor reduced it to N42m and is gradually affecting the university. We know, if it continues like that,the university will be grounded as a result of inability to pay salaries as at when due,” the union leader said.
SSANU reminded Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of his campaign promise,where he said he would turn the university to a world class.
The union while commending the Governor for his recent intervention on road projects in the Institution, urged him to look into the plight of workers the institution.
Source: The Precision