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Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) gate Photo: Twitter/LAUTECH News

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) has issued a 10-day ultimatum to the management of the school to pay their salaries or face industrial action.

Concise News learned that lecturers are being owed August, September and October salaries.

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The union, it was learned, said it might resort to strike at the expiration of the ultimatum should the university fail to pay.

According to a congress resolution jointly signed by the Chairman, Dr. Biodun Olaniran, and Secretary, Dr. Toyin Abegunrin, the union also threatened to withhold the Rain Semester results of 2018/2019 academic session until the salaries are paid.

It was learned that the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Michael Ologunde, had attributed non-payment of salaries to non-release of subvention to it by the governments of Oyo and Osun – the owners of the institution.