Cleric Appeals to FG, ASUU to Call off the Strike

A cleric, Rev. Fr. John Ikponko, has appealed to the Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to close their differences in order to save the university system.
Ikponko, Parish Priest, Saint Theresa’s Catholic Parish, High Level, Makurdi, made the call in his sermon on Sunday.
He said that the Federal Government and the ASUU should shift their positions to end the strike.
“The Federal Government and ASUU know the problem and I wonder why both parties cannot agree.
“As a country, we do not have any reason for university students being at home for months without encouraging them to misbehave.
“University education is important, and it is where we produce professionals to handle various aspects of our econom, reports News Agency of Nigeria.