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Nigeria : ASUU announces Nigerian govt closes a section of contract.

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has declared that -previous year, Nigerian Government has breached a section of a deal it inked to end a five-month old strike by university lecturers on December 17.

On behalf of the Dr. Nassir Fagge, the union's president, ASUU National Treasurer, Ademola Aremu, addressing in Ibadan stated that as part of the contract, that was achieved with Federal Government was that the government would give out N20 billion at the start of each quarter to cater for areas of needs identified in the needs assessment carried on universities.

This is February and the government is yet to release the money for the quarter, Mr. Aremu said.

Moreover, he also stated that, union had to begin lifting alarm now to confront the embarrassment the last strike caused the nation and its education system.

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