Strike: Ban public office holders from sending their children abroad to study, ASUU tells FG. Second, the union also called on the federal government to compel members of the ruling class and their dependants from seeking medical intervention abroad. Legit.ng gathers that this was contained in a statement issued and signed by the zonal coordinator, Prof Olu Olufayo and the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) ASUU branch chairman, Dr Olayinka Awopetu. The lecturers said that the two steps if taken would help to rebuild the nation’s educational and health sectors.
The new requests made by ASUU has elicited reactions from Nigerians on social media, particularly Facebook. Reacting, Jorge Oosher Godween said: “Very good suggestion. ASUU members should also be banned from sending their children to private or foreign universities.” Gerald Udoma commented: “Very good, I think this should be implemented nationwide and any lawmaker that doesn’t support should be recalled.” Breaking: ASUU set for resumption as FG exempts body from IPPIS, offers N65bn to end strike Olusesan Adeniji said: “A commendable gesture but ASUU should also advocate that none of her members should also send their children to private Universities.” Benedict Asu Akan said: “This has always been my view. If education in Nigeria must work, this must be the position of things. Even in Nigeria, they must study in public schools and not private ones. Let them see what other people’s children are seeing from their parents decisions.”
The president of ASUU, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, on Saturday, November 21, distanced the union from the said announcement. Ogunyemi said the union would address a press conference when it intends to call off the strike. He said: “ASUU does not have a Twitter account. Many people have been bombarding me with telephone calls and I can’t answer again. If we want to call off our strike, we will address a press conference and that is how we operate.” Private universities recruiting our members, ASUU cries out Ajanaku Olabode said: “This is approaching to revolution!! We are getting there gradually, now that ASUU had discovered a development to higher institution in Nigerian, this country will still great one day.” Mr Macaroni: Why I spent 10 years in 4 universities for my BSc