Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU)

Asuu Strike 2013: Union to Meet With F.G And Make NEC Decisions Public

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The latest news on ASUU 2013 Strike: I have seen many headlines screaming that ASUU 2013 Strike has been called off? Please this are all rumours and you should not bother about them!
Am pretty sure that if ASUU Strike is called-off, every Media house will carry it- it will be live on T.V, it will be announce in Newspapers, even Radio will broadcast it. And yours truly, will publish it here 😀

You are aware that the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting took place yesterday, 22nd and today 23rd November, 2013 and before we read the official report below.
The Lecturers who attend the ASUU-NEC meeting refused to inform the general public of their Decision until they have met with the Federal Government (Mr president).
First the held the meeting in a secret place in Kano and now they are not forthcoming with the outcome of whatever it is the agreed on? According to Vanguard Newspaper, the 50 Lecturers who attended the meeting were divided in the issue of the suspension of the Asuu Strike? what this implies is that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) reject the offer of Mr. President. where is the PLAN B. Sir GoodLuck Jonathan?

The Article Below is Culled from Vanguard Newspaper (Online) click on the link after the article to read the full update on ASUU NEC meeting as at23rd November, 2013!

The leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, National Executive Council, weekend, met in Kano.
The secret meeting,Vanguard gathered lasted from Friday night to Saturday morning.

However, at the end of the meeting, lecturers were not forthcoming with the outcome, which sources say was borne out of the promise made to President Goodluck Jonathan by the union to inform him of its decision before going public.

It was learnt that the NEC meeting which attracted ‘fair representation’ from over 50 Universities was held at Mambayya House. Vanguard gathered lecturers were divided on the issue of suspension of the over 5months strike.

The Universities lecturers were conveyed to the venue of the secret meeting in two Coaster buses, secured by the union’s Kano chapter, in order to avoid the attention of the press and public.

A competent source close to ASUU told Vanguard in Kano that “we still have 40 – 60 percent situations here after the meeting; the resolution from the north favours the call off while their peers from the South strongly support the continuation of the strike”.