NANS Gives FG 7 Days To End ASUU Strike 

NANS Gives FG 7 Days To End ASUU Strike 

By Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu

The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS has given the federal government seven days to resolve the ongoing strike embarked on by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU or face mass action from students.

A factional President of the Association, Umar Faruk Lawal during a press briefing on Thursday, stated that if not resolved, it will mobilize students towards occupying the ministry of education until its demands are meet.

 “That the Federal Government through Ministry of Education should within few working days resolve the lingering ASUU Strike. As we shall mobilise our students towards occupying the ministry of education until our demands are meet,” he said.

He also demanded that the federal government should set visitation panels to address issues of all politically expelled and rusticated students, while calling on stakeholders to ensure education is given the desired attention by increment of budgetary allocation to Ministry of Education in order to meet up with the UNESCO threshold.

“The lingering fuel crises is not to be swept away easily as it keeps affecting the economic posture of Nigeria which is visible in the attendant hike in price of, transportation, food stuff, goods and services therefore a lasting solution is thereby required for our economy to grow and for our nation to thrive in Prosperity.

“There is rising unemployment that has affected the growth and development of Nigerian economy thus it becomes important that government creates a conducive environment,” he said.

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