By Simdi Gloria:-
The 19 Northern States Presidents of the Student Union Government (SUG) stated in a Press Conference in Kano after a meeting they had in Jigawa State, called on the FG and ASUU to resolve its crises in one week or it will take to the streets and turns it to their classes.
Sadi Garba of the Bayero State University Kano while addressing the conference on behalf of the coalition said,
“The coalition has unanimously agreed on the review of the Asuu demands.
The coalition is giving both parties ultimatum of one week to resolve themselves or else we the Nigerian students will move to the roads and make them our classes.
“The coalition will not tolerate any form of hike in registration fees or the induction of tuition fees.
“The government should waive registration because of the pandemic which has seriously affected the economic status of students, parents, and guardians.”
They also called for a review of the age limit of the National Youth Service Corps as the Asuu strike might have hindered and affected chances of some students to participate.
They also called for prompt action by the government in the high rate of rape and kidnapping across the country.
They further demanded that education be highly prioritized in the country. And also called on the government to provide high-quality education in primary and secondary schools not just tertiary.
They also called for the introduction of skills acquisition and internship programs for students in the tertiary institutions and also transparency in the federal and state scholarship scheme.
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