‘Hard Decisions’ Needed To End ASUU Strike – JAMB Registrar

JAMB Begs ASUU to Call Off Strike

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, to consider the plight of Nigerian students and suspend the ongoing strike.

JAMB Registrar, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, who made the appeal on Wednesday during an event at the University of Ilorin, said the industrial action is “unnecessary”.

Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Ishaq Oloyede, has condemned the ongoing industrial strike action by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),describing it as unnecessary.

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According to him, the incessant strike by the university lecturers was capable of causing irreparable damages on the affected students and even the nation’s economy.

“While acknowledging the fact that the primary responsibility of reasonable funding of public health and education institutions lies on the proprietors-the Government, may I seize this opportunity to call on the employers, university-based labour unions to appreciate the irreparable damage of incessant strikes on not just the students but also the nation”, he added.

The JAMB registrar, who said that incessant strike action by unions in the nation’s tertiary institution was capable of causing irreparable damage on not just the students but also the nation, tasked both the government and the unions to find a way of putting an end to the “unnecessary strike action”.

“While acknowledging the fact that the primary responsibility of reasonable (even if not adequate) funding of public health and education institutions lies on the proprietors-the Government, may I seize this opportunity to call on the employers, university-based labour unions to appreciate the irreparable damage of incessant strikes on not just the students but also the nation”, he stressed

 

ASUU had embarked on strike on February 14 over the Federal Government’s failure to implement previous agreements both parties had entered into, forcing public university students to remain at home till date

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