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FG and ASUU don’t really care about us

02 December 2013, 12:44 Jibunor George Chuks

I have personally written about more than three articles on this discourteous so called strike that the academic staff union of university lecturers embarked on for over more than four (4) good months now. So as most of my colleague users on news24 equally has done so.

 On whose interest is ASUU for, and on whose interest is the government for? During our secondary school level time, in government according to ordinary man's understanding, we are meant to understand that government are the people set aside (meaning: choosing to serve, provide and protect the interest of the people choosing by them) i.e to govern them.

 Ask! The people we voted in, is this truly what they represent right now in Nigeria? On the other hand, ASUU's interests or positions are to make sure that the university systems, facilities and infrastructures are all provided for the benefit of the “Students”. Ask! The people that patrol as ASUU's officials, is this truly what they represent right now in Nigeria?

On the 4th of November, we lost one vibrant female student who is meant to be in 300level now, may her soul rest in peace, Amen.! I am not blaming anyone because God definitely knows the best. Not to talk of many students without our reach who might have gone down as well just as like this sister. But who might have known what she undergone through in the cause of this over long-ambitious so called strike.

This battle between federal government and academic staff union of university lecturers is like, a mother who does not understand what  the the child wants (not the need) and keep doing all that she could do, in other to get the wants of the child as she claims from the dad(husband) at all cost. Even as the child does not fiduciary understand the reason why the mother is putting more measures in other to achieve that plans!

 That's the mother(ASUU), the child are the (STUDENTS). Now, the father is the (FG), who lavishly squanders money on his own and strongly believes that the mother of the child, (wife) only wants to live according to the way he is living, then sees know reasons why he should intervene on the plea of the wife for their child. He doesn't trust the wife.

 The child(students) are the victims, handicaps and the rejected ones. The father(FG) forgetting that God made them incharge so that their family should not suffer, but feels they give money to whose ever they wish to and to those they don't wish to, end of story for them.

 My heart with pain, my face in sadness, my eyes in tears, my stomach with no appetite for food and my steps in a silent way of mourning our dear sister and our dear country whom people we entrusted to guide us to the promise land have abandoned us in the desert to die without water. God will surely deliver us. RIP our sister. God bless us.

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