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That Money Should Have Been Given To Us

The President of the Tutorial Union of Universities ASUU, Professor Emmanuel Osodeke has stated that the $23 million Abacha loot ought to have been channelled in the direction of assembly the calls for of the lecturers on strike.
SapaTV studies that the union have been on strike since February 14.
The tutorial physique is in search of improved welfare, revitalization of public universities, and tutorial autonomy amongst different calls for.
A serious demand of the union is the fee of college revitalization funds, which quantities to about N1.1 trillion.
The Federal Authorities has nonetheless stated they don’t have the funds to satisfy the union demand.
Talking on Tuesday throughout an interview on Channels TV Osodeke insisted that if the Federal authorities was honest, it will have used the $23 million Abacha loot the US authorities just lately returned, to satisfy the calls for of the hanging lecturers.
He stated: “Allow us to take a typical man. You’ve got a home and your little one is significantly sick and also you have been paid cash that you weren’t anticipating, the place would you set the cash? That little one will probably be the very first thing you’ll deal with. Is it not? Earlier than you begin pondering of how you’ll purchase garments.
Your universities have been shut for six months. You stated no funds. Now a fund you weren’t anticipating got here. The place do you have to when you actually love schooling put the cash? However you might be seeing how the nation goes. And also you say you don’t have cash.”

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