BREAKING News: ASUU Begins Indefinite Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has resolved to embark on an indefinite strike action after an extensive deliberation that lasted three days.

The lecturers union held its meeting at the University of Abuja from Friday and has directed all her members against going to teach or involving themselves in any academic activity.

In a statement signed by ASUU President, Biodun Ogunyemi, he revealed that all means of negotiation had been exploited before the decision on an indefinte strike action was reached.

After asking its branches to conduct referendum among members to determine if the strike will hold, the result was an overwhelming yes by the branches to proceed on strike.

Information revealed has it that the lecturers are striking because of poor funding of universities, part-payment of salaries of lecturers and the kidnap of two lecturers of the University of Maiduguri by the Boko Haram.

One the branch chairmen who spoke with massmediang said all branches will hold meetings with their members on before Wednesday to provide details of the strike and penalties to be meted out on defaulters.

He confirmed that the strike had been agreed on but that some branch chairmen were still on their way back from Abuja to brief their members.

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Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in Nigerian universities.

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  1. just passing..

  2. hepolite ohazulike

    Whaaat!!! Oh no

  3. chisom Janefrances

    God have mercy on us ooooo….. Pls ooo am tried of staying at home…. Let them try and resolved whatever might be the reason for the Strike……

  4. this is serious oo…this people will kill us oo

  5. Bar. Fabian Agudosy

    Don’t saw the saw dust

  6. This is a shame to our academic system

  7. This is bad and it is just we(undergraduate) that will suffer. God help us

  8. Does Asuu even care about the students or are they just after their own gain….???? God help us

  9. Hmmm God pls this shouldn’t be true ooo CU’s am tired of staying at home.

  10. Ataka Fortunatus Tobenna

    This is bad. God help us ooo

  11. Chukwurah chinwike Christopher

    Why this time

  12. I pray it doesn’t last longer than expected. ASUU and FG must continue to do things in the interest of the nation’s educational development.

  13. Oh no! i don’t like this at all God please intervene……

  14. Only God knows what our educational system is turning into. God pls have mercy.

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