ASUU Strike: “Nobody Reached Out to Us” -ASUU

ASUU Strike: "Nobody Reached Out to Us" -ASUU. 

ASUU Strike: “Nobody Reached Out to Us” -ASUU.  The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Academic Staff of Union of Universities has insisted on continuing the ongoing strike action, which has led to a shutdown of academic activities in public universities across the country.

The NEC met on the morning of August 1, 2022, to review the union’s activities and assess the progress so far. speaking to correspondents, a spokesperson for the union claimed that they were yet to hear from the Education Minister,  Adamu Adamu, despite the promises made to the president, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), that the strike would be resolved.

“We reviewed the progress made so far, and to be honest, no progress was made. We have not heard from the minister at all. Nobody has reached out to us. I can confirm that calling off the strike is not even a matter of discussion,” a source within the NEC who did not want to be named noted this to our correspondent on Monday morning.

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But the spokesperson of the ministry of education, Ben Goong, explained that the minister of education, Adamu Adamu, was working round the clock to ensure that the strike is called off.

“We can not speak on what we are doing before we make our submissions to the president. The minister is working round the clock to ensure that he carries out the directive of the president. When we get to the point of calling ASUU, we will,” Goong said.

The national president of ASUU, Professor Emmanuel Osodeke, could not be reached for further comments at the time of filing this report. It is important to point out that the ASUU strike has entered its 167th day, today, Monday, August 1.

ASUU has reiterated its vow to not suspend its strike until all its demands are met.


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