Welcome to SapaTV compilation of the most recent information on the Tutorial Employees Union of Universities (ASUU) strike for as we speak, 12th July 2022.
SapaTV stories that universities lecturers have been on strike since February 14, 2022 over unresolved points with the federal authorities.
A few of their calls for embrace improved welfare for lecturers, revitalisation fund for public universities, implementation of the 2009 settlement, and dropping the Built-in Payroll and Personnel Info System (IPPIS) for the College Transparency and Accountability Answer (UTAS).
GovernorDave Umahiof Ebonyi State has mentioned the Tutorial Employees Union of Universities (ASUU) is unreasonable with its calls for so as to finish the lingering strike.
Umahi mentioned this on Wednesday when he acquired a delegation from the Nigeria Police Belief Fund led by Dr. Ben Akabueze, on the Authorities Home in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi capital.
The Chairman of the South-East Governors Discussion board mentioned the Muhammadu Buhari authorities can’t borrow N1.1 trillion to pay the placing members of the union.
The Governor, nonetheless, admitted that the ASUU calls for are real, including that the union and the federal government ought to come to some stage of understanding throughout negotiation.
Forward of the 2023 election, Nollywood actorFrederick Leonardhas thrown a essential query to Nigerian youths and college students affected by the lingering Tutorial Employees Union of Universities (ASUU) strike.
In a submit shared on Instagram, the actor questioned if any scholar at the moment at residence would vote for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), who appeared nonchalant concerning the ASUU strike.
Frederick Leonard wonders if the scholars can be brainwashed or purchased as a result of starvation intentionally created within the land.
He wrote: Will any of those college students at the moment on ASUU strike. completely ignored by the federal government nonetheless vote for the present political celebration within the coming elections?
Im Simply Asking Respectfully.. Or will They Neglect? Will They Be Brainwashed? Will They Be Purchased Due to the Starvation Intentionally Created in The Land? Or will They Be Courageous Sufficient to Strive One thing new and Completely different, FOR A NEW and DIFFERENT RESULT. Im simply Asking.”
The President of theAcademic Employees Union of Universities(ASUU), Emmanuel Osodeke, hastackled the Minister of Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, over his touch upon the continuing strike.
Naija Newsearlier reported that Keyamo throughout an interview on Channels TV on FridayaccusedASUU of being unrealistic with their calls for.
He said that the federal government is not going to be blackmailed by ASUU to borrow cash to pay the placing members of ASUU amidst money shortages, when different sectors of the economic system additionally want consideration.
In accordance toKeyamo, ASUU must be begged to shelve their strike so the members can return to work, college students can resume research and the nations public universities may be re-opened.
Talking throughout an look on Channels Tv on Monday,Osodekeexpressed disappointment on the feedback made by the minister on the unions ongoing strike.
Osodeke mentioned that the union launched into the strike over the approaching collapse of Nigerian public universities and never over the welfare of lecturers.