EKSU Strike: Students Appeal For Government Urgent Intervention

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Some students of the Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti (EKSU) have appealed to the State Government to urgently look into grievances of striking lecturers to forestall incessant strikes in institution.

The students made the appeal in Ado-Ekiti on Friday while reacting to the ongoing warning strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

Speaking with Ekitidefender Correspondent, the students pleaded with the Governor Fayose led Administration to urgently address the grievances of the striking lecturers.
They said that this had become necessary in order to prevent disruption in the academic calendar of the university.

A Final year student, Mr. Tolu of Accounting department also pleaded with ASUU to consider the plight of students who would be spending extra years in the university, especially in this period of recession.
“The longer the strike lingers, the more the rate of crimes will increase and parents will be paying more for extra years spent in school,’’ she said.

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Another student, Mr Emmanuel of English and Linguistic Department pleaded with ASUU to consider the interest of students in order not to constitute a setback to their academics.

“I want the Government and ASUU to resolve their misunderstanding amicably in the interest of students and tertiary education in this country.

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