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Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, the president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has stated that two weeks is too long to resolve the contending issues with the Federal Government to end the ASUU strike.
Recall that ASUU had o February 14, 2022, embarked on a strike that has lingered since then.
In an effort to bring an end to the strike, President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, mandated Adamu Adamu, the Minister of Education, to resolve the issues of dispute regarding the strike with university unions within two weeks.
Osodeke in his reaction to the mandate, said the timeframe is too long, noting that the strike can be suspended in less than two days if the federal government signs the renegotiated agreement.
He said, “Two weeks is too long. The issue of renegotiation has been completed by both sides, which means that one is gone.
“They should just come back to us and say ‘we have agreed, sign it’. That should not take two days,” Osodeke said.