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VCS Worried Over Prolonged ASUU Strike

Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities have called for an immediate end to the month old strike by lecturers in public universities.

They warned that prolonged strike by the lecturers would cripple Nigeria’s public universities.

The call was contained in a resolution of the eightieth meeting of the committee of vice chancellors of Nigerian universities held in Abuja.

The vice chancellors ask federal government to be more proactive and dialogue with academic staff union of universities to resolve their disputes leading to frequent closure of the universities.

According to the vice chancellors, one of the major complain of the striking lecturers is funding which they believe is grossly inadequate.

They also complain over illegal admission of candidates into universities and intend to meet with the Joint Admission Matriculation Board to address the issue.

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