According to information reaching us today, Vice Chancellors of Universitiesin Nigeria have have join their voices together and has unanimously condemned, in strong terms the ongoing indefinite strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
According to the Varsities Vice Chancellor’s, who under the aegis of Association of Vice Chancellors of Federal State Universities in Nigeria, rising from a meeting in Abuja, urged both the Federal Government and ASUU to expeditiously resolve the crisis, and let students of the affected schools .
The secretary-general of the Association of Vice Chancellors of Federal State Universities in Nigeria, Professor Michael Faborode, has disclosed this in a statement, which was made available to newsmen on Monday.
Here is Michael’s Statement:
At the 59th meeting of the Association of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Federal, State and Private Universities which held on Thursday, 18th July, 2013, at the Nigerian Turkish Nile University (NTNU),Abuja, the ongoing national strike action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) was extensively deliberated upon.
The association noted that the strike action was crippling the education system in Nigeria, and portraying the system and the country in bad light to the global community.