ASUU: “No Let Our Education Bend Like Aunty Ble Ble Bonanza Ikebe," Influential Celebrity Stages 1-Man Protest

ASUU: “No Let Our Education Bend Like Aunty Ble Ble Bonanza Ikebe," Influential Celebrity Stages 1-Man Protest

  • Social media celebrity and Nollywood actor, Uche Maduagwu, has staged a one-man protest with brazier over the prolonged ASUU strike
  • Maduagwu called on the federal government to immediately rescue the country's education system, which is already dying
  • According to the controversial celebrity, everyone, including himself, is supporting the Nigerian youths

Lekki, Lagos - Uche Maduagwu, a controversial celebrity and Nollywood actor, has staged a 1-man protest against the 7-month-old Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) strike.

The Nation reported that the industrial action has continued to generate reactions to the looming concerns on the education of Nigerian students.

Uche Maduagwu/Social Media celebrity/Nollywood/ASUU/ASUU strike
Uche Maduagwu staged a one-man protest in Lagos over ASUU strike Photo Credit: @TheNationNews
Source: Twitter

Expressing his concern about the situation of the education of Nigerian students, the Nollywood actor called on the federal government to immediately end the overdue strike.

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Why is Maduagwu protesting?

Maduagwu stated that every Nigerian, including himself, is fighting for the youths.

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He said:

“We are fighting for the youths. We are fighting for the students. End ASUU strike!”

The actor was seen standing on the road in Lekki axis in Lagos state, holding a placard with the inscription:

“Dear FG, end ASUU strike now. No let our education bend like aunty Ble Ble bonanza ikebe”, were the words written on Maduagwu’s placard.

FG moves to clip ASUU's wing, sets to present certificate of registration to factional group earlier reported that the federal government has announced that it will present a certificate of registration to CONUA, a breakaway faction of ASUU.

The presentation will be done today, Tuesday, October 4, at the minister's conference room, federal secretariat, Abuja.

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The detail of the presentation was contained in an invitation sent to journalists by the director of press and public relations of the ministry of labour and employment, Oshundun Olajide.

Court orders ASUU to end strike, gives strong reason

The national industrial court directed the striking universities' lecturers, ASUU, to return to classrooms after seven months of lecture boycott.

The industrial court sitting in Abuja gave the verdict on Wednesday, September 21, noting that national interest is at stake.

Justice Polycarp Hamman invoked section 18 of the trade dispute act, which empowered the court to order an end to the strike when national interest is at stake.


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