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ASUU Clears The Air On Receiving Money From Federal Government

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Friday, has clarified that it does not directly spend or receive money from the federal government. It said the clarification became necessary following insinuations that it does.
In a statement made available , the Ibadan Zonal Coordinator of ASUU, Ade Adejumo said that reports by some media houses that it received N163 billion was a “misinformation”.
Dr Adejumo, in the statement entitled: “Re: N163 billion released to ASUU: Putting the records straight”, disclosed that the government knows that it is the council and the university administration that receive and spend all the money coming into the university and not the union.
He said, “Once again, the attention of our union has been drawn to another piece of misinformation which gives the impression that ASUU collects money from government.
“For umpteenth time, let it be known that our union is a patriotic organisation whose activities are driven by principled conviction that the…