The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has declared a total and indefinite strike action Nationwide after Federal Government fails to fulfill demands of the union.
According to the ASUU Bulletin sent in to the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria it read thus below:
DECLARATION OF TOTAL AND INDEFINITE STRIKE ACT/ON BY THE ACADEMIC STAFF UNION OF UNIVERSITIES
“To all members of ASUU ABU, The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) writes to bring to your attention the declaration of Total and Indefinite Strike Action by the National Executive Council (NEC) at its meeting of 12th August, 2017 at the University of Abuja.
The strike action will commence at 12;02 on Monday 14th August, 2017 midnight. This is to press its demands for the full implementation of the 2009 ASUIEFGN Agreement and the 2013 MOU which the Federal Government faded to respect.
In view of the above. therefore, there will be No teaching, No examination, and No attendance of any statutory meetings (Senate, Council. Collage/Faculty /Departmental Boards etc)
Members ore advised to remain resolute and take instructions only from the Branch Chairperson Members are also counseled to consult with the Chairperson at our only legitimate source of information, and to attend Congress meetings regularly for updates on the strike action .
A people united can never be divided)
Cc: All Deans All HODs All Members of Congress All ABU Students “
In view of all these above all Tertiary Institution under the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) are expected to begin strike immediately.
This is not a good development as most schools are yet to finish up their 2nd Semester examinations while some are still battling with 1st semester examinations for the 2016/2017 academic session.