ASUU urges President Elect Bola Tinubu to prioritize Education
The Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) has urged the President-elect, Bola Tinubu, to treat academics in the country with “utmost respect.” The academic union also advised the Tinubu to ensure that university education Prioritized.
Recall that Tinubu has severally promised that under his watch education would be given priority. He pledged that there would no longer be strikes in the university, saying “a four-year course will be completed in four years.”
Speaking with newsmen, the Chairman of ASUU, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, who is also a member of the National Executive Council of ASUU, Prof. Gbolahan Bolarin, urged the incoming government not to emulate the regime of the Incumbent President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari(retd.).
In his words, “The first thing that one would expect from the next President is that university education must be a priority. No one should treat university education system with disdain that would make our students to stay at home for eight months because of governance failure.
“He cannot afford to treat academics like they are not humans the way the President is treating us.”