Taraba State University (TASU) Lecture Appeal To Call Off Strike

The Secretary to the Taraba State Government (SSG), Mr Anthony Jellason,
has called on the Taraba State University
(TASU) chapter of the Academic Staff Union
of Universities (ASUU) to call off its six
months old strike in the interest of the

According to Jellason, who spoke to
journalists on Monday, the new administration had inherited a huge debt of
over N28 billion and needed some time to
solve the numerous challenges facing the

“I want to use this medium to call on our
citizens, particularly friends and relations of
the lecturers, to help appeal to ASUU

“They should consider the financial
condition of this government and in the
interest of the state and the students call
off the strike.

“The essence of setting up the university
was to have our children in school, thus
keeping them now at home is of no help to
all,” he said.

Jellason said that the challenges in the state
were not caused by the present government
and urged ASUU to call off the strike and
give the new administration some time to
generate funds. (NAN)

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