The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called for immediate release of N495 billion revitalisation funds for universities. The union also wants the 2009 ASUU/Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) of 2013 implemented to the letter.
Briefing reporters yesterday in Calabar, ASUU Zonal Coordinator, Professor Nsing Ogar, represented by University of Calabar chairperson, Dr. Tony Eyang, said: “ASUU can no longer guarantee industrial peace on our campuses, as academic staff think government has taken them for a ride.
“You would recall that for six months in 2013, ASUU waged a struggle for the revitalisation of our universities through the implementation of the 2009 agreement. It is indeed depressing that there has been no indication of seriousness on the part of the Federal Government to honour the MOU reached in November 2013 as a roadmap to the implementation of that agreement. Read more