Indefinite strike: ASUU chairman sues FUOYE over suspension

Indefinite strike: ASUU chairman sues FUOYE over suspension  Gabriel Omonijo, Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), has dragged the institution’s administration earlier than the Nationwide Industrial Courtroom in Akure over his indefinite suspension.

NAN reviews that Omonijo in a swimsuit filed on April 29 by Funmi Falana and Taiwo Olawanle from Falana and Falana’s Chambers, averred that his indefinite suspension with out pay by the college was unlawful and violated the provisions of the Commerce Union Act.

He argued that his suspension didn’t observe due course of as stipulated within the college’s Situations of Service which was an embodiment of the Acts that established the establishment.

The union chief mentioned the investigative panel that really useful his suspension to the college was biased based mostly on its prejudiced composition.

Omonijo mentioned that his suspension with out pay by the college was “unsuitable and unjust’’, claiming that he was solely invited in respect of the allegations made within the petition by ASUU to the Minister of Training.

He acknowledged additional that the investigative panel saddled with the duty of investigating the allegations made within the petition to the minister turned spherical to position him on suspension with out pay resulting from his place because the Chairman of ASUU within the establishment.

Gabriel Omonijo, Chairman of the Educational Workers Union of Universities (ASUU), Federal College Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), has dragged the establishment’s administration earlier than the Nationwide Industrial Courtroom in Akure over his indefinite suspension.

NAN reviews that Omonijo in a swimsuit filed on April 29 by Funmi Falana and Taiwo Olawanle from Falana and Falana’s Chambers, averred that his indefinite suspension with out pay by the college was unlawful and violated the provisions of the Commerce Union Act.

He argued that his suspension didn’t observe due course of as stipulated within the college’s Situations of Service which was an embodiment of the Acts that established the establishment.

The union chief mentioned the investigative panel that really useful his suspension to the college was biased based mostly on its prejudiced composition.

Omonijo mentioned that his suspension with out pay by the college was “unsuitable and unjust’’, claiming that he was solely invited in respect of the allegations made within the petition by ASUU to the Minister of Training.

He acknowledged additional that the investigative panel saddled with the duty of investigating the allegations made within the petition to the minister turned spherical to position him on suspension with out pay resulting from his place because the Chairman of ASUU within the establishment.

The claimant, nevertheless, engaged the providers of Falana and Falana’s Chambers, which wrote the college vide a letter dated March 11, 2019, informing it of the illegality of the structure of the investigative panel, amongst others.

He mentioned that the college responded vide a letter dated March 15, and signed by the Appearing Registrar, Mrs Olayinka Ajayi, stating that the problems raised within the mentioned letter have been receiving consideration of the college authorities.

The union chief mentioned that the college was but to recall him from the suspension since February 14, 2019, regardless of a number of efforts made to resolve the problems that led to his “hasty suspension.

Omonijo, nevertheless, sought the declaration of the courtroom that his suspension with out pay by the college authorities in letters dated February 14 and February 15, 2019, as null and void.

He urged the courtroom to order/direct the college authorities to reinstate him to his standing as Senior Lecturer and to pay his “salaries, allowances and entitlements from February 2019 until judgment is given on this swimsuit.’’

He additionally sought an order restraining the college from additional interfering along with his rights, privileges and efficiency of his duties because the Chairman of the Educational Workers Union of Universities (ASUU), Federal College Oye-Ekiti department.

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