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US concerned over ASUU strike

29 August 2013, 20:01

Abuja - It is not only Nigerians and Nigerian students in particular who are concerned about the ongoing ASUU strike but the United States is also concerned, Osun Defender reports.

Bill Strassberger, US Embassy Cultural Affairs Officer in Abuja, says that the situation is a matter of concern to them.  “It is a fear, it is a worry for us,” he said on Tuesday.

According to Jennifer Onyukwu, education representative from the USA, the strike could negatively affect students who are planning to study in the United States because of the unavailability of important administrative services when applying to study in the country.

More than 7 000 Nigerians are currently studying in the United States.

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