“Addressing Outstanding Payments; a Moral Obligation” – Governor Kefas by admin | Sep 25, 2023 | Education, Latest News | 0 comments ‹ Previous Week In Review: September 18th – 24th Next › Gov. Agbu Kefas Outlines Transformative Initiatives for Progress Related Posts FIGHT AGAINST HEPATITIS IN TARABA STATE RECEIVES BOOST Gov. Ishaku Assents to the Creation of NGADA Dev. Area. Taraba State Governor Solicits Cooperation from Federal Character Commission. Northern Governors to Partner PROFUTURO Foundation to Promote Digital Learning. The Vice Chancellor, members of TSU Chapter of ASSU during their visit to Governor Kefas. His Excellency, Dr. Agbu Kefas has observed that addressing outstanding payment is not only a matter of financial responsibility but a moral obligation as he ordered the immediate release of three months’ salaries of university lecturers from July to September 2023. This was the outcome of the meeting of the Governor with the Management of the University and union leaders at the Exco Chamber Government House, Jalingo this Monday while addressing the gathering of management of Taraba State University Jalingo, ASSU, and other Union leadership and representatives of the students union. Cross section of other members during their visit to Governor Kefas. The Governor condemned the threat of imminent strikes from the unions and said the issues of outstanding salaries in the Institution was inherited by the immediate past administration of former Governor Darius Ishaku, adding that he is going to address them all. According to him, he understood the gravity of the situation and challenges confronting the Institution and acknowledged the contributions of the academic staff in shaping the future of the state through education. He identified dialogue and understanding as a way of resolving problems confronting the Taraba State University, Jalingo, describing the academic staff as builders of dreams and guardians of the future of the younger generation. The Governor reiterated the commitment to prompt payment of salaries, pension, and gratuity and said he is committed to the implementation of the minimum wage by October, 2023. President, Student Union Government also present at the meeting.He describe the students of the University as the heart and soul of the educational system and urged them to focus on their studies. In his remarks, the Vice-Chancellor of Taraba State University, Prof Sunday Bako commended the Governor for convening the meeting, describing it as the first of its kind, and for agreeing to offset three months’ Salaries of the Institution. On his part, the Chairman of ASUU, TSU chapter, Dr Mbave Garba lauded the sincerity of Governor Kefas Agbu in resolving issues that affect the welfare of staff and creating a conducive academic environment. Share this:TweetEmail Related Leave a ReplyCancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.