The latest information reaching our news desk has it that The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebere Jonathan has request the lecturers of The College of Educations to end the protracted strike and return to their classroom.
This information was made known to the newsmen by the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Emeka Wogu, while addressing the members of National Association of Nigerian Students’ Joint Campus Committee in Abuja on Tuesday, 18th March, 2014.
Mr. Emeka Wogu, stated that President GoodLuck Jonathan is determined to bring the Nigeria education sector to a better state and as such has taken a step by asking for the strike to be called off and lecturers resume their duties.
Mr. Emeka Wogu said its painful that the Nigeria Education sector have been languishing for the past three decades, in his words “Mr President have had the plea’s of the lecturers and is working towards solving the striking problems.”
Chairman of the students’ joint committee, Mr Adediwura Adesina, pleaded with the minister to use his good office and ensure the strike is been called off, also stating he didn’t want a situation were the students will be used as tugs by politicians during the upcoming election as a result of the strike.
We hope this lingering strike is called off.
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