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SUGs decry ASUU strike, seek Ngige, Adamu's sacking

SUGs decry ASUU strike, seek Ngige, Adamu's sacking
The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Thursday, received more knocks from leaders of Nigerian students over the prolonged strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities.

), on Thursday, received more knocks from leaders of Nigerian students over the prolonged strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities.“The only most unfortunate and innocent victim here, you would agree with us are the Nigerian students, who have everything to lose.Yahaya also said that the strike action had increased the rate of drug abuse, prostitution and thuggery amongst the Nigerian students who under normal circumstances should be in school acquiring knowledge.He said that the Nigerian students and campuses had been exposed to insecurities and as such students had now become daily victims of kidnapping by the bandits.

The SUG President, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Naajim Gbefwi, called on the government to prioritise education in the interest of Nigerian students.ASUU had commenced strike on February 14, and other unions also joined them over the alleged inability of the Federal Government to meet up with their demands.

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