President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has granted a salary boost of 35% and 23% to employees across all federal tertiary institutions, effective from January 1, 2023. This announcement was conveyed in a memorandum issued by the Auditor-General’s office to Directors of Audit, Heads of Department, Heads of Units, and all staff.
The memo clarifies that the salary increment received approval during the 13th meeting of the Presidential Committee on Salaries.
This decision was made after taking into account the various stages of collective bargaining within different sectors, with a specific focus on negotiations between the Federal Ministry of Education and unions representing tertiary institutions.
The salary increase will be applicable to the following salary structures:
I. Consolidated Polytechnics and Colleges of Education Salary Structure (CONPCASS) for Academic Staff of Federal Polytechnics and Colleges of Education
II. Consolidated Tertiary Institutions Salary Structure II (CONTISS II) for non- Academic Staff of Federal Universities
III. Consolidated Tertiary Education Institutions Salary Structure (CONTEDISS) non-Academic Staff of Federal Polytechnics and Colleges of Education
IV. Consolidated University Academic Salary Structure II (CONUASS II) for Academic Staff of Federal University
Furthermore, the memorandum specifies that the retroactive salary increment will be disbursed, covering the period starting from January 1, 2023.
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