While the Strike embarked by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is still at its peak, some Universities are no longer ready to wait for them to settle their issue with the Federal Government, they have decided to re-open their gates to the students with or without ASUU. Meanwhile, the latest report on ASUU 2013 strike has it that the Federal Government left the members of the Union (Asuu) for 7 days without negotiating with them. you can read the full details here -> Why Jonathan Decided To “Come Down Hard On ASUU”
The latest report reaching us from reliable source(s) has it that The University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), and the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), said their academic activities would resume on Monday, 2nd December, 2013.
They management of the Institutions made the announcement in separate statements issued in Nsukka and Enugu on Saturday, 30th November, 2013.
The Registrar of the UNN, Mr Anthony Okonta, in the statement, stressed that “normal academic activities would resume immediately (added: with or without ASUU).’’
The statement directed students who had outstanding examinations for the 2012/2013 session to report to their respective faculties and departments in Nsukka and Enugu campuses immediately.
The Registrar of Enugu State University, Mr Chris Igbokwe, also advised students and academic and non- academic staff to report to the institution on December, 2nd 2013.
According to the statement, students are advised to return to their campuses at Agbani and Enugu campuses as the second semester examination would commence on Monday, December, 9th.
Some few days ago, the Supervising Minister of Education, Mr Nyesom Wike, directed the striking members of ASUU, to resume work on or before December, 4th or consider themselves sacked, you can read more on it HERE.
Please all the students of the above institutions should take note of this announcement and also confirm it from their fellow students/lecturers before traveling to school.
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