ASUU – FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DISPOSSESS YOUTHS EDUCATION
The Academic Staff Union of Universities has accused the Federal Government of planned tries to deprive Nigerian youths of get admission to to qualitative schooling.
This turned into contained in a announcement mutually signed with the aid of using the Chairman, Muhammad Sani Gaya and Secretary, Murtala Muhammad of ASUU, Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil, and made to be had to newsmen on Wednesday.
The union stated that the frame language and antics of the authorities had been symptoms that the authorities turned into out to absolutely wreck schooling withinside the country, particularly tertiary schooling.
“We are organized and decided to preserve enduring the torture and bad media marketing campaign towards our conflict that allows you to unencumber ourselves, the younger and upcoming generations of Nigerians from the planned efforts to disclaim them get admission to to fine and low priced schooling.
Indeed, schooling is the best weapon which can alternate society, denying our teens schooling is comparable to destroying the nation. The aim of the FG to wreck college schooling in Nigeria ought to be vehemently resisted, the announcement stated.
The union stated using starvation to coerce contributors of ASUU to droop its indefinite strike has failed withinside the beyond and surely will now no longer yield any fruitful end result now.
“For the avoidance of doubt, the union is resolute, decided, centered and prepared to preserve the conflict that allows you to salvage the Nigerian public universities from impending crumble.
Unfortunately, the FG is blessed with sufficient incorrect human beings on the proper places. Irritably, the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, is improperly knowledgeable of the college gadget and dilettante with the number one obligations of an educational workforce. The public might also additionally notice that primarily based totally on legal guidelines organising universities, an educational workforce is hired to teach, behavior studies and render network service. So, while ASUU launched into strike, best the coaching issue stopped, thus, the problem of imposing “no paintings no pay” doesn`t rightly and legally follow to educational workforce.
According to the announcement, the needs of the union aren’t self-serving however altruistic.
“As a frame of intellectuals, our union needs repositioning of our universities for extra performance in countrywide improvement and technological advancement.
“Also, huge and sustained investment for our universities; a reversal of obvious decay withinside the college gadget; and, superior and aggressive remuneration for overworked educational workforce in Nigerian universities.
“Nigerians ought to be a part of ASUU to invite the Federal Government to tow the direction of honour with the aid of using respecting the settlement it freely entered with our union.”
It is paradoxical to notice that whilst the authorities has stated the needs of ASUU as real and patriotic, but the FG beneathneath the stewardship of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) has proven loss of political will, nonchalance and ill-aim in the direction of salvaging the University System from impending crumble springing up from the comatose created with the aid of using the above highlighted issues.
It is pretty disheartening that ASUU, this time, is coping with an insincere and cheating FG that says to be combating corruption however is surrounded with the aid of using corrupt factors whose main preoccupation is denying the citizenry affordable dwelling trendy and fine schooling. the announcement stated.