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Latest News On ASUU Strike: BUK Kano, UI, ABSU, ATBU Others Voted To Continue Strike

Latest News On ASUU Strike: BUK Kano, UI, ABSU, ATBU Others Voted To Continue Strike
Academic staff union of universities (ASUU) has earlier ordered it’s branches to present a report to the members on the outcome of it’s meeting with government. ASUU also charge its members conduct a referendum on whether to….
a. Suspend the strike
b. Continue With the strike
c. Review and improve the proposal before submission

After much deliberations the striking lecturers of Bayero University Kano (BUK) have voted overwhelmingly to continue the strike.
One of the lecturers wrote on his Facebook page
“Today we took referendum on whether to call off the ongoing strike base on the government offer of 23 billion to settle some part of our EAA. We vehemently rejected the offer on the ground that we are not only fighting because of our personal aggrandizement but for the betterment of the university education in Nigeria. We insisted that the earlier agreement of injecting 200 billion naira annually to finance critical infrastructure in our universities be implemented as well as the 2009 ASUU-FGN agreement and the 2013 ASUU-FGN MoU be respected.”

Related: Universities face total shutdown as SSANU, NASU, NAT meet to join ASUU strike
University if Ibadan (UI) voted to continue the strike
Suspension of strike: 0 vote
Continuation of Strike: 321 votes
NEC review FG offer and suspend strike: 8 votes
Adekunle Ajasin University if Agriculture voted to continue the strike
AAUA Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State
1. Strike to continue : 20 votes
2. Strike to be suspended : 0 vote
3. FG proposal to be reviewed and improved upon before strike is suspended: 76 votes
Other universities that also voted to continue with the strike are:
1. Absu
Suspension of strike: 8
Review with FG before suspension: 36
Continuation of strike
2. ATBU Bauchi
Referendum on FG & ASUU
Negotiation ATBU CHAPTER
1. Continue with the strike = 178
2. Suspend the strike = 01
3. Review the negotiating =21
After the chapter meeting 23/08/2017


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