It is no longer news that the Academic Staff Union Of Universities (ASUU) has gone on a strike few months back after demanding increments in their salary. The President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities Biodun Ogunyemi has said that the union is demanding the Federal Government to implement its 2012 universities needs assessment, adding that the union’s demands were genuine and in the interest of the nation. He further stated that the strike would continue until the government addresses their demands.
Reacting to the news, Don Jazzy stated that the situation is a very bad one and stakeholders should try as much as possible to prevent the strike from lingering. He wrote: “An African proverb says, “when two elephants fight, it’s the grass that gets trampled.” The two elephants – ASUU and the FG. Students would be at the receiving end. A very sad situation. Stakeholders should pls try as much as possible not to let this strike action linger.