ASUU strike, the Academic Staff Union of Universities wants to clear the air about claims that they are planning to cease working.
Latest update on ASUU strike
“ASUU will convene shortly and decide the next moves,” Victor Osodeke, the union’s national president, told BBC Pidgin.
ASUU update, According to some sources, the union is planning strike in response to what they describe the Federal Government’s refusal to implement a contract they signed with the union.
However, the ASUU chief said that they will not decide on a strike until they conduct their own meeting.
Although, as e adds, dem reached an agreement with the FG to resolve several concerns by August 31st, and one day before that date, the federal government.
If the continuing industrial dispute between the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities is not resolved, public universities across Nigeria may be closed.
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What About ASUU strike
“The government has refused to reach out to us. Government officials have stopped. In fact, they don’t take our calls again. Nigerians should tell the government to do what they agreed to do.
“We signed an agreement and even in May, we reached a final agreement; this is August and nothing has been implemented. Does it make any sense? We are giving them till the end of August and after that, we start the procedures.”
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Meanwhile, the state administration has evacuated Kaduna residents who are students at the University of Jos. Malam Hassan Rilwan, executive secretary of the Kaduna State Scholarship and Loans Board, confirmed this. Rilwan revealed that on Friday, August 20, 87 kids were evacuated by security forces under the supervision of the board.
The federal government has yet to implement an agreement agreed with ASUU in 2020, according to the union.
If the federal government does not budge by Tuesday, August 31, university lecturers have threatened to shut down campus halls and classrooms once more, according to ASUU.
The most recent ASUU strike lasted nine months and is still interrupting academic calendars in the nation’s ivory towers. It was postponed until December 2020.
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What does Vanguard have to say about the rumored ASUU strike?
In a recent update, Vanguard reported that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), led by Dr. Ibrahim Inuwa, has given a warning notice to the strikers on indefinite strike if they do not honor the deal reached before the previous strike was suspended.
The previous strike, he claims, was called off when ASUU and the Federal Government (F.G) signed a Memorandum of Understanding.
He went on to say that the Memorandum of Understanding included a variety of topics and that each item had an agreed-upon timeline, but that this agreement did not appear to be followed through on.
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According to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, effective collaboration between the Federal Government and State Governments will result in increased dividends and enhanced service delivery for Nigerians.
Lauding the efforts of the FRSC management over the years, Prof. Osinbajo said “indeed the choice of Nigeria as one of the Centers of Excellence for road safety in Africa by the Africa Development Bank is a clear acknowledgment of the considerable contributions of the FRSC to the development of road safety in the region.”
“The Corps has continued to show appreciable determination to build staff capacity as a major requirement for the understanding of road traffic matters as well as tackling the associated challenges.
“These laudable efforts of the Corps are in alignment with the Policy thrust of the Present Administration in its Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP). Part of the critical focus of the ERGP is capacity building and skill acquisition interventions,” Prof. Osinbajo explained.