Nigerian Universities
ASUU President, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi
Futa Shuns Asuu Nationwide Strike
ASUU President, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi

The Federal University of Technology Akure (Futa) has opted out of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (Asuu) strike.

Asuu had on Monday embarked on the strike to press home demands for an improved funding of Nigeria’s public universities.

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However, despite declaring the industrial action after a meeting at Futa, the school has said it would not be part of the strike.

According to the Asuu Chairman at FUTA, Bola Oniya in a statement on Monday, the school would not join the strike until after its local congress billed for Wednesday.