ASUU Strike: Alumni association urges FG to honour agreement

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The  (CAANU) has urged the Federal Government to honour the agreement with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to prevent another industrial action.

The association disclosed this in a communique issued at the end of its fourth-quarter meeting which took place at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, and presented to newsmen on Monday.

The communique which was signed by the Chairman of the association, Prof. Ahmed Mora and Secretary, Dr Godwin Akpan, urged the government to consolidate the interactions with ASUU and other university-based unions.

It said the step would prevent strikes or actions that could threaten the continuous academic programme in the universities.

It would be recalled that ASUU had threatened to resume its suspended strike following the alleged failure of the Federal Government to meet its demand.

The  (CAANU) has urged the Federal Government to honour the agreement with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to prevent another industrial action.

The association disclosed this in a communique issued at the end of its fourth-quarter meeting which took place at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, and presented to newsmen on Monday.

The communique which was signed by the Chairman of the association, Prof. Ahmed Mora and Secretary, Dr Godwin Akpan, urged the government to consolidate the interactions with ASUU and other university-based unions.

It said the step would prevent strikes or actions that could threaten the continuous academic programme in the universities.

It would be recalled that ASUU had threatened to resume its suspended strike following the alleged failure of the Federal Government to meet its demand.

The university lecturers, after giving the government three weeks’ ultimatum, referred the decision to resume strike to its branches.