Friday, September 13, 2013

ASUU Strike: ANC Gives FG Seven-Day Ultimatum

A civil rights organisation, the  Anti-Corruption Network,  has given the Federal Government "one week" to resolve its dispute with the striking members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities.

It said it would mobilise Nigerians  for a protest  to the Federal Ministry of Education.
The group, which expressed disappointment at government's lukewarm attitude to  the plight of students,   suggested that President Goodluck Jonathan should take loan to offset the N92bn  being demanded by ASUU.

It said in a statement by  its  Executive Secretary ,  Dino Melaye, that   government's attitude showed that it had no interest in  the future  of Nigerian students.Read More

The statement reads in part, "The ongoing face-off between the Federal Government and ASUU  is a reflection of bad government and keeping quiet would be like the proverbial adult who, while at home, allowed the she-goat to suffer the pains of malnutrition on its tether.

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