PDP Govt will Resolve ASUU Strike, Atiku Promises – THISDAYLIVE


Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has lamented the federal government’s inability to resolve the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)

 Atiku therefore promised that incessant strike by the ASUU would be a history when the main opposition party forms the next government.

He gave the assurance at the commemoration of the 2022 International Youth Day in Abuja on Friday, noting that the most important and fundamental right of any youth is the right to education.

ASUU has been on strike since February 14 over the federal government’s failure to honour an agreement on issues bordering on funding of universities, as well as salaries and allowances of lecturers.

Reports showed that during the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, between 1999 and 2007 when Abubakar served as vice-president, ASUU went on strike six times.

At the commemoration, the…

Source: Thisday Newspaper