LASU: VC, students shut out of school day 1 of re-opening

Following the state government directive to re-open the Lagos State University Sept 14, The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and the Non Academic Staff Union of Universities have shutdown Lagos State University, (LASU).

Chairman of the varsity’s SSANU, Comrade Oseni Saheed said that workers are protesting the non-implementation of the minimum wage and other issues

“We have shut down the school because of non-implementation of the minimum wage, among other issues like the Consequential Adjustment which has been on for close to two years,” he said.

The SSANU Chair added that there was no activity whatsoever in the school.

“It is total shutdown from all the unions. There is no entry and exit,” he said.

VC Prof. Olanrewaju Fagboun and students were denied entrance into the university premises.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu had announced that students in 300 and 400 levels were expected to resume today after a months-long shut down due to Covid-19.