ASUU Strike Might Happen Soon – ASUU

ASUU Strike Might Happen Soon – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) might be going on another prolonged strike after the ASUU National President; Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, said that the Federal Government had done nothing about the 2019 Memorandum of Action that was signed.

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) might be going on another strike. ASUU National President, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, disclosed that nothing had been done about the 2019 Memorandum of Action that was signed.

Addressing the media in Abuja, the ASUU National President gave an update on the government’s present newly signed agreement.

According to him, N25billion confirmed by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, is yet to be received

He said the allocated fund is meant to be a part-payment of the Earned Academic Allowances and was also expected paid to us in February based on the agreement signed.

ASUU Strike Might Happen Soon – ASUU

The ASUU President quoted below;

He said, “Since information on the amounts mentioned in the media went round, the ASUU has been inundated with inquiries on the union’s perspective to the story. Funding for the revitalization of public universities has, for years, been of very high priority to ASUU.

“Reaching an agreement with the Federal Government has often been a frustrating journey for our union. It is usually marked with protests, strikes and requires a conscious and focused engagement. The 2001 agreement, which gave birth to the 2009 agreement, was not an exemption. The exception here is the personality leading the government negotiation team. The government team’s current leadership lacks the academic disposition and humility needed to undertake such a task.

“Our members enjoy their work and hate to see any disruption in our universities’ smooth running. However, the level of frustration occasioned by the government’s lackadaisical attitude towards meeting the terms of the 2019 Memorandum of Action that was freely signed with our union is increasingly becoming unbearable.

“We, therefore, call on all Nigerian patriots, parents, and students, including the Nigeria Labour Congress, to prevail on the government to keep to the terms of our agreement. Otherwise, our union should not 

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