IMSU ASUU Officially Joins Nationwide Indefinite Strike
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) IMSU Chapter has officially joined the national ASUU in the nationwide indefinite strike today, ASUU IMSU Chapter Chairman declared today.
ASUU IMSU Chapter chairman, Engr. Dr. Luke Uzoigwe made this declaration at the ASUU-IMSU Congress held today at the University Auditorium. The congress which lasted more than 3 hours began by some minutes past 12pm today. Members present at the crucial meeting today include Deans, HODs, lecturers as well as members of the executive committee. IMSU Director of admission, Dr. Nwosu was also present at the meeting today.
A member of the executive committee who pleaded anonymity revealed to us that reasons bordering on workers welfare including salaries and allowances arrears, poor office and laboratories facilities, passive promotion for lecturers, amongst others are contributors to the strike.
As to when the strike will end the chairman reiterated that it is indefinite. “IMSU officially joins ASUU in the nationwide indefinite strike and it takes effect today. To this end there will be no work, no lecture, no selling of textbooks and no senate meetings” Engr. Dr. Luke Uzoigwe added.
Meanwhile, Dean of Students Affairs, Prof. Martins Uchenna has said that there is no going back on the Thursday Inaugural Students Assembly. “Yes, we’re on board” he submitted .