Amid ASUU strike, VC canvasses digital studying
Amid ASUU strike, VC canvasses digital studying, Vice-Chancellor of University of Abuja (UNIABUJA), Prof Abdul- Rasheed Na’Allah, has urged studying establishments throughout the federation to embrace digital classroom system, stressing that strikes by lecturers mustn’t deter universities from finishing up their duties.
Speaking towards the backdrop of incessant industrial actions by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Na’Allah, who admitted that the present one was actual and efficient, insisted that the ivory towers should proceed to run.
According to him, the UNIABUJA’s built-in portal, which homes important info of undergraduates, is a digital classroom system the place the scholars have been receiving lectures for the reason that strike started.
He mentioned: “ASUU strike does not mean school activities should not continue. What we did was to look for adjunct staff, who are part-time and not members of ASUU. We carried them along while developing the virtual classroom.”
IN an analogous vein, Nigerian youths, below the auspices of the Youngstars Development Initiative, have urged the Federal Government to instantly meet the calls for of the placing college academics for college students to return to class.
The group’s Executive Director, Kingsley Bangwell, throughout a city corridor assembly on the weekend in Abuja, insisted that it was the ethical duty of presidency to make sure that college students have been at school at all times.
His phrases: “End ASUU strike right this moment, not tomorrow. Do no matter it’s good to do to finish that strike.
“It is a moral responsibility of government to ensure that students are in school as and when due.”