Abuja - Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have been directed to join the NLC in the strike action over the increased pump price of petrol, Thisday reports.
This was contained in a letter dispatched to the members of the ASUU congress nationwide. The letter was read at the University of Ibadan Chapter yesterday, May 17.
Ogunyemi, explaining the reason for this action, said, “ASUU members are called upon to according to our Union’s principles, fully respect Article 2 of the Constitution of ASUU; that our Union and members shall work for the protection and advancement of the socio-economic interests of the nation. Branch Chairpersons are to conduct emergency congress meetings on Tuesday 17 May 2016 to mobilise our members for the action commencing on Wednesday. All branches of ASUU nationwide are to comply.”
The ASUU boss who said according to Pulse that the common denominator to all Nigerians is poverty added that the same APC government that failed to pay civil servants for months is now celebrating budget signing with the legalization of black market.
Omole who noted that many state governors who now align with the removal of subsidy ran their states aground through wasteful spending added that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission should beam search lights on state governors.
- News 24