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Has ASUU Called Off Strike: Is 17th October 2022, Universities Resumption Date?( Details Below) 

Has ASUU Called Off Strike: Is 17th October 2022 Universities Resumption Date?( Details Below) 

Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila last night said that in a matter of days the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU will call off the 7- month-old strike that had kept the stronghold of learning under cinch and keys.

 Has ASUU Called Off Strike: Is 17th October 2022 Universities Resumption Date?( Details Below) 

 Rising from a meeting with the ASUU leadership led by its President, Professor Emmanuel Osodeke called at the case of the lawgivers, the speaker said that the deal had been sealed. 

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 It’ll be recalled that the leadership of the House led by Gbajabiamila had in the last 4 weeks held 4 different meetings with the academic body to resolve the moping, knotty issues with the government. 

 Last week, the Speaker led a delegation of solons to the Presidential Villa where he chanced with President Muhammadu Buhari to submit the report of the meeting with ASUU. 

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 Gbajabiamila talked President Muhammadu Buhari would make a protestation on the “ No Work No Pay ” issue, which is a significant area of contention, on Tuesday, October 11. 

He said that both the government and ASUU had agreed to shift grounds on their separate positions in overall interests of the scholars and the country at large. 

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The meeting witnessed a unrestricted- door session. 

 He said, “ This is a recap to seal the deal on what has been a long fought, long hard road for everybody both for ASUU, the scholars and the government. As you would recall, some weeks ago the House got involved in this extremity and we had long, tough, violent meetings with ASUU. We had meetings with those on the government side and we’re happy to report that as the result of the discussion and intervention of the House, veritably significant progress has been made and we’re more or less at the of the road. Save for dotting some “ I ” s and crossing some “ T ”s. 

“ We agreed with ASUU and the government on certain effects which we took to Mr President. I’ve visited the chairman doubly. The first time we made our recommendations with the government shifting some and ASUU shifting some. We spoke with Mr President. There was one sticking issue which was the issue of no work no pay. And the President did ask that he’d suggest the recommendations and would have one further meeting which we did on Friday after the budget.

 “That meeting was indeed better than the first one, we had with him, and Mr President had agreed to settle effects. I’m not going to talk about that now, and he’d expose whatever it’s hereafter, Tuesday which is hereafter. On that one remaining issue.

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 “But beyond that, the other several issues have been taken care of. We were suitable to make sure that what ASUU was asking for in terms of revivification, and payment, that there has been significant enhancement, and revivification has been handed for in the budget. We made sure of that.

The payment structure has been looked at and there has been bettered as well, and we made sure of that. As you heard Mr President say during his budget donation. He appealed to ASUU to go back to class and that N470 billion aggregate has been included in the budget.

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 “ The issue of UTAS which was another important issue both ASUU and the office of the Accountant General and the government have agreed that they will work together and the tricks of UTAS that are needed for the payment platform IPPIS, they would sit down together and the president Committee on Tertiary Education would also be part of that triplex sit-down arrangement to include all those effects that are needed by ASUU in the IPPIS platform.

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 “ I believe we’ve covered ground, covered utmost of the thorny issues and it’s principally, what we’ve agreed with ASUU is principally to put everything on paper and subscribe off I believe if we had met history and the papers had been drawn up, ASUU, I’m sure would have called off the strike moment.

But we only just met behind unrestricted doors now and so we’ve to draw up the agreement as I’ve stated to you, and hopefully in the coming couple of days, of course, ASUU has to get back to its bases as well, once that’s agreed, I’m veritably hopeful and veritably agitated about the possibility or probability the strike would be called of in a manner of days. 

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“ I want to thank the union for having come this far and having reported at every moment that we’ve called them. Indeed though moment’s meeting was called just moment and at similar short notice, you were then and we met in my office and I believe we’ve concluded appreciatively. We did this for the sake of our scholars and children and I hope it would be a thing of the history. I thank you veritably much, ASUU. I also thank Nigerians for their tolerance, and the scholars, having endured these numerous months. But I believe that this has hopefully come to an end in a matter of days. ” 

On his own part, the ASUU chairman, Professor Emma Osodeke said that between now and hereafter, members of the body will subscribe colorful documents to perfect the agreements. He said there was “ light at the end of the lair ”. 

He said, “ We’ve met compactly in the Speaker’s office and looked at all the issues. He has briefed us. We’ve taken note of what they’ve covered. As you know, in my union, we operate bottom- up. We do n’t take opinions on their behalf without having their concurrence.

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We’ve agreed that between now and hereafter, we’re going to get some documents inked that we can take to our members. We’ll do that as snappily as possible in the interest of all of us, Nigerians and the scholars so that this thing can be resolved as snappily as possible. 

“ From what we’ve seen moment, for the first time since this our action started, we’re seeing light at the end of the lair, because this is the first time we’re having such a thing. We hope this time around there won’t be any attempt by anybody or any group to produce commodity that will also make us run into anything again. We do hope that this will be the final in the interest of our children. 

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“ Our struggle – thank God the National Assembly is joining us – is for the educational system in Nigeria. We want to have a university in Nigeria where we should be earning plutocrat from scholars each over the world and paying in hard currency as we’re paying( overseas) so that our system will grow. That’s why we’re in this struggle.

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We want to have a university where the remuneration is enough to attract speakers from each over the world, just as our people are going outdoors. 

“ As we speak moment, we’re having problems but we haven’t noticed it. We’re creating so numerous universities but there are no good people to educate in those universities because the good bones

 are leaving. We just put people there, which isn’t good enough. We must produce the terrain. We’re the mammoth of Africa and we must act as the mammoth of Africa. We should have people coming in – in droves – not people leaving. That’s why we’re then. 

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 “ I want to unfeignedly thank you for this adaptability, your intervention. Please, let all of our work together and let us put a beautiful end to this thing we’ve started so that every Nigerian will be proud that we’ve universities we can be proud of.

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“We thank you. We also extend our appreciation to the President for intermediating. We do hope that this is the last bone. 

 “ I want to appeal that in future, we shouldn’t allow strikes to loiter. A strike shouldn’t go beyond twodays.However, from the morning, to be allowed to do that each on, If the way the National Assembly has interposed if we had done that long ago. We’d not have stayed further than two or three weeks in this strike ”, Osodeke said. 

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