Dec 5, 2022

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2023: Presidential Candidate Kachikwu Begs ASUU for 1 Thing, Tells Nigerians to Unite Against Inept Leaders –

  • Dumebi Kachikwu has said that General 2023 should be seen as a time for every Nigerian to play their part in electing leaders willing to serve the people
  • Kachikwu, the African Democratic Congress presidential candidate, added that important questions need to be asked and answered in the run-up to the election
  • According to Kachikwu, Nigerians are in the majority while the leaders are in the minority, and that’s an advantage for the people At the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Dumebi Kachikwu has called on Nigerians to unite against bad leadership in the upcoming 2023 general election.

    During a state of the nation address in Abuja Kachikwu the Nigerians not to do so to allow religion, ethnic Affiliation and language split them ahead of the 2023 general election.

    At the event organized by the At the meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) and Board of Trustees (BOT) of the ADC the 2023 presidential hopeful said Nigerians must choose to embark on a new course to fight for the soul of the nation.

    His words:

    “We must take back our country from these evil men. We must resist all invaders. We must defend our country, our cities, our country block by block.

    “It is our patriotic duty. We are no longer divided by religion, tribe and language. Those who have destroyed our country come from every tribe, language and religion, so we must not be fooled. You are in the minority. We are in the majority.

    “We have suffered and endured too long and we must endure for a while yet.”

    5 month ASUU strike and the rot of the Nigerian education system

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    Kachikwu also addressed the state of the education system in the country, particularly given the ongoing strike action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, and said it was unfortunate that Nigerian students were staying at home been the past five months.

    The presidential candidate called on the union to call a strike, saying it was vital that students get back to school and their Continue education.


    He added:

    “Teachers are going back to class. They have sacrificed before. Sacrifice once more for our children. This government cannot afford to pay your demands. They’re broke.

    “You can’t give what you don’t have.

    “Please go back to class and save our children’s future. Our medical staff goes the country in droves and no one cares. Who will staff our hospitals? Who will treat the sick? “align-left”>The leadership of the University Academic Staff Union had received an order to end the ongoing strike action.

    The order was given to the union by President Muhammadu Buhari during a meeting with some key members of the APC, including governors.

    According to the President, ASUU should be sympathetic to students, parents and Nigerians at large.

    Finally, ASUU agrees Calling off strike poses 2 important conditions

    ASUU had finally agreed to call off their long strike action, but reiterated th This will only happen if the federal government meets two key demands.< /p>

    ASUU President Prof. Emmanuel Osedeke said the only reason the strike is being called off is if the federal government agrees to the UTAS payment platform and the 2009 contract agree .

    However, he stated that anti-government agitation was in the best interests of Nigerian students.