By Muhammad Kabir Kano
The Kano Academic Staff Unions of Aliko Dangote University of Science and Technology, Wudil and Yusuf Maitama Sule University have denied receiving N1billion, workforce allowances from the State Government.
The Academic Staff Union of Aliko Dangote University of Science and Technology, Wudil, and Dr Aliyu Yusuf Ahmad, and his Secretary Dr Muddasir Nasir, said in a statement that, there was no such payments made to the two Kano Universities.
He said, “the Union has observed statements on the media attributed to the Commissioner Ministry for Higher Education, Kano State, Dr.Yusuf Ibrahim Kofar Mata on Monday 8th January, 2024 indicating that the State Government has approved the disbursement of over Nbillion to Yusuf Maitama Sule University and
Aliko Dangote University of Science and Technology, Wudil for the payment of
Earned Academic and Excess Workload Allowances, among other commitments.”
Dr Yusuf said, “in view of the above, the Union wishes to draw the attention of the Government and public that the said funds have not been received by the University or members of the Union.
The ASUU members asked Government to Investigate the matter and take necessary measures on the said disbursement.