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FG Did Not Tell Us They Can’t Meet Our Financial Demands ASUU

The Educational Employees Union of Universities, ASUU, has stated that authorities has not at any cut-off date knowledgeable the union that they don’t have the monetary capability to fulfill the unions demand.
ASUUs Nationwide President, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, stated this in an interview with Punch whereas reacting to current feedback by the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr Festus Keyamo; and Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, who claimed that it was unreasonable for the Federal Authorities to borrow over N1 trillion to fulfill ASUUs calls for.
SapaTV stories that the union has been on strike since February 14, 2022, after submitting its calls for, with the strike enteringits one hundred and eightieth day right this moment, Friday.
Talking on the union calls for, Osodeke stated: “Do you imagine the FG has no cash? Is Umahi the FG? Has the Minister of Training stated so? Has the Minister of Finance stated so? If the particular person directed to resolve a matter has not stated so when interlopers are saying issues, who will you imagine?
When did Umahi change into the spokesperson for the FG? They can borrow cash for Dealer Moni, they’ll borrow cash to feed schoolchildren in faculties, they’ll borrow to purchase autos for Niger Republic, however they can not borrow to fund schooling. We’re drained too. In the event that they need to shut down all the colleges formally, they need to.
When requested if ASUU was prepared to bend its calls for so the scholar would return to high school, Osodeke said that the key problem was the federal government agreeing to return to the negotiation desk.
“It’s not about ASUU bending its calls for; our calls for are with the federal government. They ought to come to us with what they need. We dont should beg them. We agreed on one thing and allow them to ship it to us. We’ve reached a negotiation. Allow them to come and inform us what they’ll do, he stated.

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