What ASUU Chairman Said About Strike As Nigerians Criticise FG, Union

  • The current Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) strike has been on for over six months
  • Industrial action by higher institution unions in Nigeria has become a recurring decimal

Nigerians are tired of the back-and-forth accusations between the federal government of Nigeria and ASUU.

President Muhammadu Buhari and ASUU Chairman
President Muhammadu Buhari and ASUU Chairman

ASUU’s national chairman, Professor Abiodun Ogunyemi was on Channels TV Sun Ride Daily programme and gave some reasons why the strike is still on.

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“It is not enough for people to continue to blackmail ASUU . . . ASUU has been the life-wire for the system in the last 20 years or so.

ASUU Chairman, Professor Abiodun Ogunyemi
ASUU Chairman, Professor Abiodun Ogunyemi

“All we have heard so far are promises. And our members are tired of promises.

“Young people are also our children . . . what we are doing as a union is to enhance the quality of their certificates.” – ASUU Chairman, Prof. Abiodun Ogunyemi during @sunrisedailynow on Channels TV.

Labour Minister Chris Ngige and ASUU Chairman
Labour Minister Chris Ngige and ASUU Chairman

It is sad that Nigerian youths are having their productive time being wasted away due to the crack between the FG and ASUU.

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