By; SANI ALIYU, Zaria
The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria has described the purported dissolution of branch executives by the National Executive Council (NEC) as illegal and unconstitutional.
Arising from its emergency mini congress attended by the unit representatives committee meeting held at the SSANU Secretariat, Chaired by Comrade Iliyasu Abdulrauf Bello the Branch resolved that, the tenure of the National President and his executive have been expired on the 23rd July, 2019, having spent 8 years in office as provided by the constitution of the union.
Having served as stipulated period, and the tenure has expired, the National president and his executives lacks constitutional power to presided over any NEC meeting and the decision to dissolved SSANU/ABU Zaria is against the Union Constitution and its remain illegal.
The mini congress also noted with concern that, the purported dissolution of the ABU branch is not only an attempt to undermine the court, it is tantamount to subjudice.
Also SSANU/ABU Under the watch of Comrade Iliyasu Abdullauf Bello had sued the NAC and NEC of SSANU on behalf of the branch over their several illegal and unconstitutional actions and the cases are before the Court of Appeal.
The chairman lamented that the National Body of SSANU particularly the National Administrative Committee (NAC) had remained the despair of ABU branch.
On the payment of earned allowances , Comrade Bello said the resolution made at the congress meeting of 24th July 2019 has been communicated to the management as a collective position for consideration and ,implementation .
The Chairman advised members to go about their legitimate business as the law take its course in no time.