ASUU Strike: Education Minister Travels, Sets September 2 As The Return Day
Amid the protracted industrial strike by the Academic staff Union of University (ASUU), the education minister, Adamu Adamu has traveled out of the country. This happens at the height of the conflict between the federal government and the ASUU member, which has kept university students at home for 192 days.
According to the report gathered, Adamu Adamu is set to come back to the country on 2nd September.
The previous report suggested that His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari had ordered Adamu Adamu to lead the talk of resolving the lingering strike which has become unwarranted in the education sector.
However, there is speculation that the ASUU will declare an indefinite strike on 29th August when its NEC meet to discuss the latest development. Each ASUU chapter has a say in this, as the ASUU will only opt to support the more supported decision as a national body.
The ASUU has been on strike since February 14 this year. With the latest travelling of the education minister and the obstinacy of the federal government to ensure its no work no pay policy, it seems that the alarm of having the indefinite strike is inevitable.