It's now official: ASUU declares nation wide indefinite strike
It is now official. ACADEMIC Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, will today take a ultimate conclusion on whether it will continue on hit over uncertain issues with the Federal Government or not.
Unsubstantiated report had it that the union met yesterday at an undisclosed scene to take choice on the approaching strike. Be that as it may, when Vanguard looked for affirmation of the meeting from the National President of the union, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi the previous evening, he just welcomed their Correspondent to go to a press preparation at Labor House today.
However, data had it that Chairmen of state sections of the union met in Abuja, with the national administration where they ordered and investigated the consequences of the submission they led in their different parts.
The directors whom larger part of them had endorsed a nation wide country strike, thought close by the National Executive Council, NEC the term the strike would last.
Remember that the NEC had met at the Nasarawa State University, Keffi on the 22nd and 23rd July, 2017, and thought widely on issues emerging from the 2009 ASUU/FGN understanding, the 2013 MoU and other related issues and chose to lead a choice at the branch congresses on the following line of activity.
As indicated by a letter marked by the union's National President Prof. Ogunyemi, the issues in question included installment of divisions/non-installment of pay rates; non-installment of earned scholastic remittances, non-arrival of operational permit of NUPENCO, resigned educators and their pay rates, college staff schools, and finances for the revitalisation of state funded colleges.
See the letter below: