The Union of Tutorial Workers of Universities, ASUU, stated it modified the preliminary calls for within the curiosity of Nigerian college students who spent greater than 7 months at residence.
ASUU stated it deserted its preliminary insistence that the federal government ought to launch a portion of the N220 billion revitalization fund and is now demanding 50% of a portion (N110 billion).
The union stated its newest declare is only for the federal government to indicate its dedication to revitalizing the nation’s public universities.
This was a part of a press release signed by the ASUU Lagos Zone Coordinator, Prof. Olusoji Sowande, and made accessible to journalists on Wednesday.
Audio system accused the federal government of intentionally making an attempt to permit the collapse of public universities by failing to launch the revitalization fund through the years.
“Within the curiosity of our college students who’ve been at residence for seven months, our union has modified floor, from insisting on releasing a portion of the N220 billion revitalization fund to the demand for 50% of a portion (N110 billion) for the federal government to indicate your dedication to revitalizing our universities.
“This is without doubt one of the most important the explanation why the federal government has not been in a position to resume negotiations with our union prior to now two weeks,” the assertion stated.
ASUU referred to as on mother and father and college students to know that their present wrestle is patriotic and that their sacrifice for the survival of Nigerian public universities is unparalleled.
The union identified that its members haven’t obtained their salaries for five to 7 months and should work in a really troublesome atmosphere.
ASUU stated that its members needed to work with out satisfactory services / gear and with an growing pupil inhabitants.