ASUU Urges FG To Mobilise Varsities, Research Institutes To Find Solutions To COVID-19

The Educational Employees Union of Universities (ASUU) has warned President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to cease counting on imported COVID-19 vaccines.

The physique suggested the federal authorities to encourage universities and analysis institutes to search out remedy.

Dipo Akomolafe, ASUU Chairman, Olusegun Agagu College of Science and Know-how (OAUSTECH) spoke to the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday.

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“If our universities and analysis institutes are mobilised and inspired by the Federal Authorities, they are going to discover a resolution to the scourge of coronavirus,” he stated.

The union chief harassed that the closure of faculties to curb COVID-19 unfold was not the answer.

He informed the authorities to make sure provisions of services in colleges to allow them perform safely.

“From the presentation of the federal government up to now, most deaths recorded have been from the ages of 60 above and the vary of youths was not a lot. The closure of faculties over COVID-19 isn’t the choice,” he added.

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