ASUU Will Not Affect Reopening Of Universities – FG
The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba , has disclosed that the modern-day ASUU strike will no longer preclude the reopening of tertiary establishments.
ASUU has been on strike seeing that March, 2020 over lingering problems inclusive of an try and force the lecturers to enrol at the Federal Government Integrated Personnel Payroll Information System (IPPIS) platform.
Nwajiuba stated this while speaking at the every day briefing of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 in Abuja, on Thursday.
The Minister noted that the PTF might release directive on when the colleges would be reopened, pronouncing he became additionally in consultation with proprietors of personal universities within the united states who’ve persisted to mount stress on the authorities to reopen the schooling area.
He noted that proprietors of private universities has argued that due to the fact that worship centres and markets have reopened, private universities need to be reopened if the public institutions have been no longer equipped.
He stated the over 62,000 lecturers with extra than 10,000 professors, are patriotic Nigerians who’ve also been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, including that they might see reasons to go back to school rooms whilst the institutions are subsequently reopened.