ASUU Strike: Why We Didn’t Allow Gowon, Soyinka Others Speak At UNIABUJA Event – Umaru

The Chairman, educational employees Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Nigerian capital chapter, Dr Kasim Umaru , has aforesaid the union has no regret for disrupting anti-corruption event within the establishment. till pplstart to determine that it’s NGO a celebration vs party issue, we’ll still stay retarded! ASUU&ASUP; is on strike posing for the betterment of Infrastructure FG says no cash, nevertheless a smart aleck is sharing scores of $ as trademoni… Where’s the logic there? — Jermaine Olusola (@A_AJIMUTABA) Dec thirteen, 2018 Naija News  understands that the union semiconductor diode by Umaru prevented laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka , former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd), and former Education Minister, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili from speaking at the event. The ASUU Chairman whereas speaking in Associate in Nursing interview yesterday aforesaid that the union noncontinuous the programme due to the continuing strike. He additionally aforesaid such magnitude of programme couldn’t hold within the establishment as a result of lecturers were additionally concerned within the event. “Those eminent personalities for the programme are all tuned in to our plight and did nothing; we have a tendency to noncontinuous the event as a result of we have a tendency to are on strike,” he said. Naija News remembers that the centralized earlier in the week aforesaid it’s reached a partial agreement with the putting lecturers.  I hope firms are being attentive of the incessant strikes in tertiary establishments in Federal Republic of Nigeria before they begin setting ridiculous age because the demand to use for employment. Secondly, will the FG and #ASUU return to an affordable conclusion and permit our youths come back to to school? — woman of Substance (@whurmie) Dec twelve, 2018 The caller of the event and National arranger of African Initiative Against Corruption and communicating Malpractice AFICEM, Dr Francis Abioye , regretted the action of the ASUU, expression they erred by disrupting the event. Abioye aforesaid the management of the university had earlier approved the institution’s area as venue for the anti- corruption programme. He aforesaid the programme wasn’t an educational event, however was unionised to coach Nigerians, particularly students against corruption and connected cases. Abioye, WHO is additionally the overall Manager, biological science Garden in Owerri, Imo State, urged the centralized to fund education, expression that Federal Republic of Nigeria couldn’t progress while not a stable academic system. In his remarks, the collegian Union Government (SUG), President, Mr. Chizurum Anabaronye, aforesaid the event was too bad and unsatisfactory. “It is unfortunate as a result of students would have benefited vastly within the programme considering the personalities concerned within the programme. “Wole Soyinka may be a person each student desires to determine and therefore the solely chance to listen to him speak was disrupted; we have a tendency to mobilised the scholars for the event however later communicated to them on the event, ” he said.

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