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Saturday, 9 September 2017

ASUU strike: Accept FG's offer, continue classes – Students beg lecturers

Following the extended mechanical activity by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the National Association of Nigerian Students has spoke to the body to acknowledge Federal Government's offer and cancel the strike. 

NANS influenced the interest, in an announcement by its National Public Relations To officer, Comrade Bestman Okereafor, on Saturday. 

The announcement peruses, "NANS is energetically engaging ASUU to consider the offer made by the Federal Government in light of a legitimate concern for Nigerian students. 

"Indeed, even as NANS designation might be meeting with Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, the National President of ASUU and his officials one week from now on the resumption of classes in the universities." 

NANS additionally wish "to promise our countrymen that NANS under the watch of Comrade Aruna Kadiri is balanced and focused on giving a more proactive and responsive portrayal to students. 

"We are hopeful that the tempest in the universities will be over soonest." 

ASUU had on August 14 declared the initiation of an inconclusive strike, following the disappointment of the Federal Government to meet some of its requests. 

Against this scenery, delegates of the Federal Government had on Thursday met with ASUU and consented to set up a seven-man joint board of trustees to investigate ASUU requests and furthermore discharge reserves for infrastructural needs in universities. 

ASUU delegates at the meeting acknowledged the offer yet they would take the proposition to their individuals in different states and universities parts.

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