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Now that ASUU has Begun its Two-Week Strike – Here’s What Nigerians are Saying



Today, the President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)Biodun Ogunyemi, announced a two-week warning strike commencing today.

The strike is against non-payment of salaries of lecturers not enrolled in the Federal Government’s Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System.

Biodun Ogunyemi stated that “Having discussed the provisions in the 2009 ASUU-FGN agreement, the 2013 Memorandum of Understanding and the 2017 Memorandum of Action which have not been implemented, NEC resolved to embark on two weeks warning strike action with effect from Monday 9th March 2020, to compel the Government to implement the agreement and resolution,” Punch reports.

Taking a look at the streets of Twitter, it seems some students are happy, while others are not so pleased about the news.

Check out the tweets below.

1 Comment


    March 9, 2020 at 8:10 pm

    This is beneath Nigeria. Strike today. strike tomorrow. This is a huge shame and disgrace to the government of the Federal republic of Nigeria. President Muhamodu Buhari. Please, use your initiative to settle this problem once and for all. A word is enough for the wise. I’m just saying.

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