American University of Nigeria (AUN) Yola has announced salary increase for more than 1000 employees to ameliorate the effect of the current economic recession daily trust reported.
The development was contained in a press release issued the Public Relations and Communications office of the university.
Mr Ensign who is in charge of the university appreciated the support of the AUN founder, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, and the university’s Board of Trustees in making the salary increment a reality.
In the statement it was dosclosed that the university itself had been adversely affected current recession, yet the welfare of its workforce remained a top priority. This is what we got from the statement
“President Margee Ensign of the American University of Nigeria today announced graduated salary increments for all the national employees of the University below the senior management level, amounting to more than ₦91 million annually.
Consequently, starting in December 2016, all the various categories of national employees at the institution will receive up to a 26 percent increase to cushion the impact of the current recession. More than one thousand national employees will be affected”.