ASUU plans nationwide rally

CITIZENS COMPASS- THERE are indications that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), is likelyto embark on a one-day nationwide protest rally over the implementation by the Federal Government of a “no-work, no-pay” policy for lecturers in the country.

The protest will take place as a lecture-free day among members.

It will be organised at the branch levels of the union across public university campuses.

This was disclosed on Sunday, by a member of the National Executive Council of the union.

“We are protesting. Branches will choose their own dates, the government needs to understand that we are not casual workers.

Confirming the development, a letter signed by the chairperson of ASUU, University of Lagos branch, Dr Dele Ashir,  noted that the branch would protest on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.

The  letter which was addressed to “all stakeholders” noted that the special congress/ protest rally against the casualisation of intellectualism in Nigeria  will hold on “Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at Julius Berger auditorium.”

The national president of ASUU, Professor Emmanuel Osodeke could not be immediately reached for comments as of the time of filing this report.

The Punch 

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