Many years back, a treacherous threat on educational sector began. Without doubt, it has become a norm that yearly Nigerian universities witness delay caused by strikes. Strike is the policy that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) employs to fight the Federal government or show their grievances whenever their acclaimed demands are not attended to by the government.
When the union strikes, Nigerian University students lose. Indeed it is a great loss. As the grass suffers when two elephants fight so do students suffer because lecturers of strike.
Students who are supposed to acquire qualitative and quantitative knowledge within a given period will be denied the grace as ASUU strike would have interrupted their academic calendar forcing them to spend more than the time scheduled for their programmes.
ASUU’s usual reason for strike is usually attributed to lack of infrastructures to provide quality education in Nigerian universities. And the Federal government which is constitutionally responsible to provide the infrastructure turned deaf ears to their requests despite series of negotiations.
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