Mixed reactions greet ASUU strike as Nigerians express frustration at school closure

Mixed reactions greet ASUU strike as Nigerians express frustration at school closure

Nigerian students are set for a lengthy stay at home as the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has embarked on an indefinite strike action.

The lecturers decided to go on strike after an extensive deliberation at its meeting held at the University of Abuja from Friday, August 11.

NAIJ.com earlier reported that the union has directed all members against going to teach or involving themselves in any academic activity.

Since the announcement, Nigerians especially students affected have criticized the Nigerian government for failing to forestall the industrial action.

Below are some reactions:

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Before the strike kicked off, NAIJ.com reported that the Nigerian federal government has been unable to honor its part of agreement signed with ASUU in 2009.

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Therefore, the union began the process that led to this nationwide strike. ASUU began collation of signatures of members through referenda to determine the type of strike in terms of time to embark on.

Watch this NAIJ.com video of a protest led against the Buhari administration:

Source: Naija.ng

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