Nassir Fagge, the union's president, ASUU
National Treasurer, Ademola Aremu, addressing in Ibadan stated that as part of the contract, that was achieved with Federal Government was that the government would give out N20 billion at the start of each quarter to cater for areas of needs identified in the needs assessment carried on universities.
Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU
and 1986 Education Crisis in Nigeria.
The workers are certainly aware of this as ASUU
reaction earlier referred to and figure 5 indicate.
Iyayi (2002) sees ASUU
as a union of intellectual workers who believe that life begins only when there is justice, and to have justice the union must speak, uphold, defend, and advance the truth.
The National President of ASUU, Nasir Fagge, represented ASUU while education Minister, Nyesom Wike, represented the federal government.
The ASUU leadership is to meet within a week to review the government's offer and decide officially on the strike which began June 28.
To this end, I urge ASUU
to include the concerns of private universities on their demand list to the Federal Government.
He said: I want to beg ASUU to reconsider its stand on the current impasse rocking our universities which has kept students out of the universities for four months.
If the strike is borne out of genuine intention, I want to believe that ASUU has been able to prove a point by keeping students out of school for four months.
The Vice-Chancellor of Rivers State Science and Technology,RSUST,rather than blackmailing with strike, so the Governor restated his charge to ASUU
which is on strike to go to court and challenge the state government on the appointment of Fakae.
said it was ready to monitor the execution of the intervention funds being released by the federal government to universities.
She said most students supported ASUU
in their demand for funding and offering quality education in Nigerian universities.