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ASUU Dissatisfied With Federal Government, Declares Indefinite Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has expressed dissatisfaction with the Federal Government over its response to its demands and declared a “comprehensive, total and indefinite” strike.?

?Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, ASUU President made this known in a statement issued at the end of the Union National Executive Council (NEC) emergency meeting on Tuesday in Abuja.?
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The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the statement is entitled “ASUU strikes are to save public universities”.?
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It would be recalled that the lecturers have been on strike since Feb. 14, over the alleged failure of the government to keep to agreements entered with the unions.?
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The demands of the striking lecturers include issues bordering on funding of universities, salaries, and earned allowances of lecturers, among others.?
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Osodeke said that the meeting was called to review developments since its last resolution that rolled over the nationwide strike action for another four weeks starting from Aug 1.?
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Source: Guardian

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