The Academic Staff Union of the University has made a two-day meeting regarding the proposed national indefinite strike. And are yet to address the public on their next line of action. Below are some of the actions of top ASUU chairmen as the meeting was going on.
While the sensitization was continuous and ongoing, the co-directors and different chairmen of the National Inter-religious Council; President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Dr. Samson Ayokunle; and the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Abubakar III, visited the President, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), over the absence of execution of the Memorandum of Understanding the public authority endorsed with ASUU in 2009 and others.
Be that as it may, ASUU National President, Prof. Emmanuel Oshodeke, and different pioneers across the grounds demanded that the Federal Government couldn’t be believed after its reliable refusal to carry out the Memorandum of Action it endorsed with the association, prompting the suspension of the 2020 strike activity.
After the association’s National Executive Council meeting at the University of Abuja on November 13 and 14, ASUU President, Osodeke, bemoaned that despite meeting with the Minister of Labor and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, on October 14, 2021, on issues, including financing for the revitalization of state-funded colleges, acquired scholarly recompenses, University Transparency Accountability Solution; advancement unpaid debts, renegotiation of 2009 ASUU-FGN Agreement, and the irregularities in Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System Payment, none of its requests had been met.
Till now, nothing has been heard said regarding the proposed indefinite ASUU strike.