Stop gambling with our future – Southern Nigeria Students warn FG, ASUU
The Association of southern Nigeria Students ASONIS has call on the government at all level to put an end to ASUU strike.
According the statement made available to Matters Arising by ASONIS Nations President, Chinedu Elijah Edeh said, ASUU has a legitimate reason to engage on an industrial action. The level of negligence and infrastructural decay in our Universities is unacceptable.
Government neglect and poor funding of our educational system is not commendable and needs urgent redress. Education is the bedrock of development in any society and good budgeting and budget implementation in this wise is only apt.
My worry is that it seems like every developmental stride that ever happened in our universities is almost always as a result of ASUU strike.
This is an anomaly and doesn’t present our political elites in good light. My take is that government rethinks it’s education policy, reduce cost of governance and wasteful spendings to properly fund education and research.
Operators of governance should also be civil enough not to renege on agreements and learn to listen to the populace, act responsibly, be proactive and responsive.
Furthermore, my sympathy goes to the students who are caught up in the ensuing crossfire. However, it is to their overall best interest ASUU is defiant and purposeful.