Below is the Latest update on ASUU strike news today Tuesday, 14th September 2022

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FG prays court to order ASUU to end strike

The Federal government on Monday urged the National Industrial Court to order the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to call off its seven-month strikes.

Joined as a claimant in the matter is the Minster of Education, with the President of ASUU as the sole defendant.

• Motorists stranded as students block Lagos-Ibadan expressway in protest

The leadership of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) in the Southwest, yesterday, disrupted vehicular movement along the busy Lagos-Ibadan expressway, while protesting the seven-month strike by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

The students, who gathered at the Sagamu interchange as early as 9:00a.m., blocked both sides of the highway, preventing traffic flow both inward and outwards Lagos.

• Our patience overstretched – NANS threaten to occupy Ministry of Education

The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has called on the Federal Government to resolve, within working days, the lingering Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, strike.

This was disclosed in a press statement issued by the NANS’s factional President, Umar Faruk Lawal, at Abuja, on Thursday.

Lawal said Nigerian students’ patience has been stretched beyond limits, following the effect of the industrial action by ASUU.

• Kano moves to pull out of six months strike

Concerned over the lingering industrial action embarked by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), and its wide negative implications, Kano State government has begun move to pull the state-owned institutions out of the over six months strike.

Consequently, the state executive council directed the commissioner for Higher Education, Attorney General and commissioner for Justice and the state Head of Service to convey an emergency meeting with leadership of the union in the two state institutions to resolve possible bottlenecks.

Commissioner for Higher Education in Kano, Dr. Mariya Mohmoud Bunkure, who disclosed government determination to end ASUU strike in Kano, said government will deploy necessary mechanism to convince ASUU to return to class.

By Samuel

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