NANS threatens to shut private universities over ASUU strike
National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) issues threat to shutdown Private schools across the country over ASUU Strike.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) after long deliberations insisted they won’t resume without the FG paying their withheld salaries, while minister of labour and employment, on the other hand said the government did not promise to pay members of the before they go back to work.
The NANS President issued the threat during during a PUNCH Online interview programme, The Roundtable.
Ashefon said NANS would engage the Federal Government and ASUU leaders to find a lasting solution to resolve the stalemate in negotiations between the two arms.
He said if the consultations failed, NANS would move in and shut down all tertiary institutions in the country.
“In the history of ASUU strike, this is the longest ASUU strike so far, going to nine months now. My administration frowns at it.
“There must be a lasting solution, ASUU must stop this strike and Federal Government must listen to ASUU. The two should synergise, they should pity the common students who have been at home.
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