Ahmed Kasibante, an Instructor at Ahmed Seguya Technical Institute, says the payment of instructors is a total mess with different local governments using varied scales. He notes that while some local governments have already implemented the salary increment others have adamantly refused and keep on giving lame excuses.
Eng. Frank Kitumba was evicted by a team from the University Estates, Works Directorate, security guards and police officers in what his lawyers described the eviction as unfortunate and contempt of the law.
The two-day exercise was scheduled to start today June 5, 2019. But according to the messages seen by URN, the internal audit office of the university and the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration failed to agree on the method for conducting the exercise.
The Assistant Lecturers want to recover salary arrears from the Financial Year 2015/2016 to date, retirement benefit arrears, salary reinstatement, damages and costs of the suit from Makerere. The value of the claim is approximately Ugx. 8Billion.
He said government will plan for the youths whose parents failed to plan for to help them overcome the unemployment problem. Some parents didnt plan well for their children. They have no job, no property and no capital.
Jackson Betihamah, the Chairperson Public Universities Non-teaching Staff Executive Forum, says they decided to suspend the strike ahead of their meeting with Keith Muhakanizi, the Finance Ministry Permanent Secretary this evening to resolve the stalemate over their salaries.