The situation of the Nigerian educational system is still troubled. People believe it needs serious improvement. There are activists who insist on positive changes in this area. We have the ASUU strike update for those who are interested in knowing more. Administration of Academic Staff Union of Universities needs to make a final choice on whether the organization continues to defend its positions in their argument with the federal government or not. Latest news on ASUU Strike as of September 12, 2017 Many Nigerians follow the updates of the news on ASUU Strike. A new question arose and it deals with the education of politicians’ children abroad. If these people are supposed to be the best patriots of their country, why do their children study in the foreign universities? According to the latest news, Asukwo Antai, representative of the Anglican Communion in Uyo, urged the state authorities to approve a law under which such actions would be prohibited. This could possibly lead to reconciliation and cessation of strikes that have lasted for quite a long time in the educational institutions of Nigeria. It’s quite hypocritical to talk about loving your people only to end up protecting your own children from any contact with them. Nigerian government do not focus on solving problems using a long-term perspective. They prefer to place their children in a conducive learning environment abroad than to create this in their homeland. Of course, this is much easier but much more dangerous for the country. Hopefully, as a result of the strike, the government would begin to pay more attention to the education sector. Many institutions are constantly closed due to non-payment of salaries. The system literally collapses, but this process does not affect those officials since it does not bother their own children. If children of politicians were not allowed to study abroad, the situation in the country would have been much better. These politicians would be interested in the stabilization, improvements, and providing adequate funds for schools. It’s time for change. They are unlikely to occur without any incentives. Criticize the current order and, if possible, so that it can be adjusted. Otherwise, the situation will only worsen. To remind you on how it all began, just keep reading. ASUU strike: past events According to unconfirmed reports, representatives of the organization met on the 13th August at a secret location to come to a general solution regarding the ASUU strike 2017. When journalists requested confirmation from Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, National President of the union, he just invited correspondents to the briefing at Labor House. Nevertheless, we found out a bit more about the ASUU strike. The leader of the organization met with the national leaders in Abuja. They collected votes, analyzed the results of the referendum, the first stage of which was held at the local level. The association hopes to continue further negotiations along with the NEC (National Executive Council). So when it comes to the ASUU Strike, Nigerians are simply hopeful that the issue will be resolved. Note that this year, representatives of NEC came to Nasarawa State University in Keffi on 22nd and 23rd of July. During these meetings, issues directly related to the ASUU agreement with FG in 2009, as well as the MoU in 2013 and other significant topics were discussed. It was then decided that they will proceed to the next stage by holding a referendum on local congresses. READ ALSO: Nationwide ASUU strike looms as union goes toe to toe with FG Important points According to the report submitted by the National President of the organization, issues considered on the 13th of August included these topics: ● delay in payment of salaries and academic benefits; ● lack of licenses for the activities of NUPENCO; ● salary of retired teachers; ● schools for training current staff; ● means for the revitalization of public educational establishments. ASUU strike update today shows that the organization is working hard to achieve the goal for which it has fought so long and hard. Resolving the above-mentioned issues will be better for both teachers and students. Follow our site for further updates and fresh news on the issue.