The two Unions under the umbrella of the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of ATBU
also said that they are withdrawing their services following the directives by their National leadership in order to press home the issues of their Earned Allowances demand from the Federal Government.
He noted that the Students Union Government of ATBU
was able to prove beyond reasonable doubt that they drew the attention of the management to the state of the bridge and the need to address it immediately.
The staff member, however, assured that the Federal Government had plans to install solar lights in all universities, including ATBU
Bauchi, in order to foster security and safety of students.
The Committee which was led by the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Education, Architect Sunny Echono, with the TETFund Executive Secretary, Professor Elias Suleiman Bogoro, as members among others, later entered a session with the management and governing council of ATBU
, shortly after the inspection of the collapsed bridge.
In her address, the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the ATBU
Governing Council, Ambassador Nimota N.
He said that though the School is a Federal institution, the state government will do something about it pointing out that 'both the ATBU
and the state government are partners in progress and we must see how we can improve the state.
It will be recalled that many students of ATBU
, Bauchi, were reportedly killed following the collapse of a metallic bridge linking the University with the hostels on Monday night at about 11.45 pm as a result of a heavy downpour in the state which lasted for several hours.
A number of students of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, (ATBU
), Bauchi State, on Monday, reportedly lost their lives following the collapse of bridge linking the university .
According to him, the beneficiaries were selected from the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU
) Bauchi, Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic, (ATAP) Bauchi, Bauchi State University Gadau, (BASUG) and Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi.
Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, (ATBU
) Bauchi branch of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SANU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) under the auspices of the Joint Action Union (JAC), on Tuesday, joined their colleagues across the country to stage a peaceful protest to demand payment of the N30 billion earned allowances from the Federal Government recently approved and released.
University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa is the first, while Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi (ATBU
) occupies the 200th position.
The Institute, according to a press release signed by the Spokesperson of the Governor, Ladan Salihu, would be established in collaboration with the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU
); Bauchi State University Gadau (BASUG) and the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE), Delta State.