MAKERERE University Academic Staff Association has reached at a consensus with government on payment of arrears due to university staff.
Lecturers at Uganda’s oldest high institution of learning had given ultimatum to the university top management and government over the delayed payment.
According to MUASA Chairperson, Dr .Muhammad Kiggundu Musoke, the association has reached consensus with the acting permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Public Service.
This followed the directive from the Ministry of Finance to Public Service to have all the July salaries and arrears of the staff cleared before July ends.
When asked about the June salary and the incentives, Dr. Kiggundu said that money was cleared and sent to the Bank of Uganda and its maturity is due tomorrow.
He further said that the Ministry of Public Service has no reason to halt our salary because we are entitled to it from the Ministry of Finance rather than from their resources.