The Nationwide Affiliation of Nigeria College students, College of Uyo chapter, on Friday launched into a peaceable demonstration, calling on the federal authorities and the Tutorial Workers Unions of Universities to resolve their variations and permit college students return to high school.
The protesters who blocked the Ikpa highway of the City Campus of the College as early as 9::30am gave the federal authorities seven days to accede to their request.
The scholars of their solidarity songs additionally threatened to close down Aso Rock and the Nationwide Meeting if their requests should not met throughout the stipulated interval.
Among the inscriptions on the placards learn, “We would like ASUU strike resolved now, “we’re bored with staying at house” “our lease is losing” We can not wait anymore”
Addressing the scholars on the highway, the zone D, NANS Coordinator and a mass communication pupil of UNIUYO, Mr. Etinyene Offongekpe, known as for a direct finish of the protracted strike by ASUU.
“We’re sending this message to the federal authorities and ASUU. We’re bored with staying at house, our rents have expired. We need to return and full the educational 12 months. We can not settle for this anymore.
“We name on the federal authorities to key into the settlement it signed in 2019 and ASUU to shift grounds. We have now come to specific to the world that we can not take this anymore
” We’re below directions from the NANS Secretariat to Shut down Abuja, seven days from now. We’re mobilising to maneuver to Abuja, we are going to shut the Nationwide Meeting and the Aso Rock” he mentioned.
The President, College students Union authorities of the College, Comrade Emmanuel Akpan additionally known as on President, Mohammed Buhari, the Nationwide Meeting, Minister of Schooling and all related authorities to settle their grievances with ASUU to avoid wasting the schooling system from collapse.
“The Nigeria college students are drained, I’m drained, we’re all drained. The ultimate 12 months college students have been in last 12 months for 2 years. It’s unacceptable
“We’re demonstrating to name on the federal authorities, the Nationwide Meeting, the senators, the minister and all related authorities to please settle grievances with ASUU and permit college students to return again to high school.” He mentioned.