ASUU President, Biodun Ogunyemi,speaking at the end of the marathon meeting, vowed that his organisation would continue with the ongoing strike unless government met the demands being pushed by the union Ogunyemi, speaking at the rescheduled meeting with the government,said: “We have not suspended the strike, the discussion will continue at a later date.
When our correspondent contacted the ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, for his reaction to the development and the perceived disunity in the union’s ranks, he said the institutions that pulled out of the strike due to pressure from their vice-chancellors, or governing councils, would regret their actions in the future.
ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, made this known to newsmen on Sunday in Ibadan ahead the union’s meeting with the Federal Government on Monday.
Biodun Ogunyemi, the ASUU President, disclosed this while addressing journalists on Sunday.
Speaking through its President, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi in Ibadan at the weekend, the union said the Federal Government had made mockery of promises by not fulfilling them noting that what the members of the academic union want at the moment is implementation.
Ademola Babalola, Ibadan The President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, says ASUU will suspend its 10-week-old strike if the Federal Government agrees to release N50bn to revitalise public universities and N20bn to pay lecturers their allowances in their meeting on Monday.
ASUU President, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi who stated this in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital, insisted that the federal government must pay the N50 billion revitalisation fund for the union to consider suspending the ongoing strike.
National President of ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, confirmed the development in a telephone interview with SUNDAY PUNCH, in Abuja, on Friday.
Much can be learnt from those fruitful discussions between the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, and ASUU, led by its National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi.
The National President of ASUU, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, said that the union had always demanded that education be given priority.