NANS appeals to lecturers, FG to shift ground


National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS) has appealed to the Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) to find common grounds to prevent disruption in the academic calendar.

The NANS Senate President, Mr Henry Okunomo, stated this on Sunday in Akure at a news briefing.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that ASUU had issued a three-week ultimatum to the Federal Government over some outstanding demands.

According to Okunomo, the association is appealing to the Federal Government to take immediate and decisive action to prevent disruption in the educational sector by preventing any strike.

He also urged President Bola Tinubu to allocate sufficient resources to the educational sector to improve infrastructure, provide necessary teaching aids, and ensure timely payment of salaries and benefits to lecturers.

He said that establishing a continuous platform for dialogue between the government, university administrators and lecturers to address…

Source: Guardian Newspaper