Again, President Jonathan Urges ASUU to Call off Strike

For the umpteenth time, President Goodluck Jonathan, Wednesday pleaded with the striking University lecturers to call off their over-four month strike and return to the classrooms and partner government in the task of reforming the education sector.

The president who spoke at the 50th anniversary of the Nigerian Law School (NLS) in Abuja called on the striking lecturers to appreciate government’s commitment to the education sector.

Represented by the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke (SAN) the president called on Acdemic Staff Union of University (ASUU) to partner government to find solution to the problem facing the sector.

This was before the FG announced Vacancies for all Federal University Lecturers who fail to resume before 4th December. click here to read that

The plea came on the same day ASUU members dismissed the order of Universities’ Pro-Chancellors which directed that all Universities be opened forthwith. The union said the Pro-chancellors did not have such powers to order the re-opening of the Universities,


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