The Nationwide President, Mother and father Academics Affiliation (PTA) of Nigeria, Danjuma Haruna, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to rapidly intervene to dissuade ASUU from embarking on a contemporary nationwide strike.
The PTA Nationwide President made the enchantment whereas addressing newsmen in Kaduna following current threats of a contemporary strike by many branches of ASUU.
He mentioned it was mandatory for the federal authorities and the Educational Workers Union of Universities to sit down at a spherical desk to resolve the problems in contest, to keep away from one other shut down of educational actions within the universities.
Haruna mentioned embarking on a brand new nationwide strike would undoubtedly have an effect on the academic system within the nation, stressing that so many college students can be compelled to go dwelling thereby rising social vices within the nation.
He famous that fixing ASUU issues would assist to enhance the usual of training in all the schools throughout the 36 states of Nigeria.
Danjuma Haruna famous that the final ASUU strike which resulted in March 2020, lasted for 9 months and was solely referred to as off when the Federal Authorities allowed ASUU members obtain their salaries by their home-grown College Transparency and Accountability Answer, UTAS, software program as an alternative of the Federal Authorities’s Built-in Payroll and Personnel Data System, IPPIS.
Danjuma mentioned there have been nonetheless calls for by ASUU that the federal authorities haven’t accomplished, warning that ASUU has now threatened to embark on one other nationwide strike over those self same points.
He appealed to President Buhari and all stakeholders within the Nigerian academic sector to rapidly intervene and assist resolve the issues, stating that if not resolved, it was going to have an effect on College training in Nigeria.
He begged ASUU to please give PTA the final choice which is to see Mr President and discuss to him, quite than embarking on a contemporary strike which can possible have devastating results on the training sector.
He mentioned,, “Our youngsters would undoubtedly come again dwelling if ASUU begins its strike, and this has many unfavourable penalties for our younger girls and boys who’re presupposed to be learning on the universities.”
”As mother and father, we might proceed to beg ASUU and the Federal authorities to return to dialogue and resolve their issues quite than a contemporary strike. Supply: DailyPost