ASUU Strike: ASUU insists it won't call off strike till it sees evidence of government implementation, not promises

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have accused the government for it's inability to call of it's strike, saying that it wants implementation, not promises.

On a post on it's Twitter handle, it explained that it's members "want to see evidence of satisfactory implementation of all that [Federal Government] have proposed before the strike can be called off. ”

See the tweet below:

Strike update: The @ASUUNGR president has the following information for the general public, “Our members said they want to see evidence of satisfactory implementation of all that @AsoRock have proposed before the strike can be called off. ”

The government promised to release funds for the revitalisation of public universities , which was one of the demands of the union , but failed to do so .

Prof Ogunyemi stated , “As for the proposal , it can be disaggregated. There are items there that require implementation . If they are setting up a committee on state universities , and they actually do, it is not something we need to agree on . It is about action .

“On the revitalisation fund , we presented to the government that five tranches of ₦220bn each were outstanding . The government has not said it will release one, even if it is spread over a period of one year.

There is no agreement on that . What they are offering is not even up to one tranche .
“Last year , they promised to release the fund but they did not till November when the strike began.

Long story short , our members are saying they do not want promises again , what they want is action, implementation or disbursement of funds.

The @AsoRock must act in a way to convince the union that the agreement has not been set aside; to show that government has not set aside the agreement , they should release one tranche."