Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on September 12, 2013 0 Comments

AS the industrial action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, enters its 10th week, the Anti-Corruption Network, has given the Federal Government one week within which to settle its problems with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, or face nationwide mass protest.

It also advised President Goodluck Jonathan to write to the National Assembly for virement or seek for loan to settle the demands of university teachers.

The group said it would mobilize Nigerians to the streets and protest to the Ministry of Education, should government fail to do the needful.

Executive Secretary of Anti-Corruption Network and former member of the House of Representatives, Dino Melaye, said yesterday that government’s attitude showed it had no interest in the future generation of Nigerians.

Melaye said: “The Federal Government as far back as 2009, went into an agreement with ASUU and signed that agreement. Why will you agree to what you don’t intend to do?

“A gentleman will go into an agreement and then carry out the agreement to the latter.

The agreement was made in 2009; why was there no budgetary provision for that agreement in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013?

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