In the past week (11/Oct – 17/Oct/2020), major political events played on stage including the prolonged ASUU strike now showing positive signs of an end, likewise, the Ondo Poll Governorship Election which is also of highlight.
Ngige said, “For the past one week, we have all been on our toes, we have been meeting and we pray that this meeting will yield some good fruits.
“We don’t take very great pleasure in the fact that the children who are supposed to be in school are being recruited into the #EndSARS, #EndStrike, #EndSWAT and all kinds of situations.
“As much as possible, we will try to see how we can meet ourselves halfway so that we can resolve this crisis to the benefits of all and the country at large.”
Ngige said,” We are subjecting the University Transparency Account System(UTAS) to integrity test today in the office of the Accountant General of the Federation, with the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning in attendance. We will not mind accepting it we see it as more robust because it is more of local content.”FG Considers ASUU “UTAS” Payment software, subjects it to integrity test today.
“Our situation today is something that everyone knows what it is. It’s a very stressful economic situation and I believe that government is supposed to even, within this kind of situation, play its own part. It’s obligations must be redeemed within the confine of what we can do.
“But ASUU too, I know, is prepared to meet government halfway somehow because I’m sure we have joint determination to resolve these issues.
The activities of SARS, a Nigerian anti-robbery unit, that led to their fall in the Nigerian picture
The Minister of State for Education, Mr. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba has urged members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), to leave the teaching profession and consider going into farming, stressing that more farmers are needed in the country.
*approves special salary scale for teachers
*Reintroduces bursary award to education students in varsities, COEs
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