Abuja - Female students representing the National Association of Nigerian Female Students (NANFS) have urged the federal government to honour its agreement with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) dating back to 2009.
One of the terms of the agreement had been that the government should make N1.5 trillion available to federal universities.
Funmi Farinde, the NANFS president, said the government should act immediately to comply with the funding requirement set out in the 2009 agreement, Daily Trust reports.
“Fundamentally, ASUU’s demand has been on the need to arrest the falling standard of education and also to ensure the equality of tertiary education which has fallen beyond imagination,” she said in a statement.
The students went on to give the government a seven day ultimatum within which they want the issue resolved.
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