The president Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, has called on parents and students to show understanding in repositioning and saving the country’s university system from total collapse.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) while speaking to newsmen revealed why it rejected the leader of federal government’s team, Wale Babalakin, who is to intervene in the problems in public universities.
Emerging reports have claimed that members of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) have staged a protest in Abuja to demand increased funding for education.
The meeting between the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) and the federal government aimed at ending the almost week strike by university lecturers ended in a deadlock on Thursday, November 15.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it is ready to commence negotiations with the federal government to resolve the ongoing strike. The announcement was made by the national president of the union.
As the indefinite strike embarked upon by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) entered its second week on Monday, November 12, parents and students have appealed to the union to call it off.