October half-salaries: Sack Keyamo, Ngige, Adamu, ASUU tells FG 

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Federal University Lokoja (FUL) chapter, Wednesday called for the sack of Festus Keyamo, Adamu Adamu and Dr. Chris Ngige.

Ngige and Keyamo are ministers in the Ministry of Labour Labour and Productivity, while Adamu is Minister of Education.

Keyamo is also the spokesperson for the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council.

The union stated this Tuesday during a rally at the university’s Adankolo campus in accordance with the directive from its parent body and declared yesterday a lecture-free day.

They carried placards some of which reads: ‘Say no to casualisation of lecturers’, ‘Ngige must go, Okija shrine awaits you’, ‘Pay our eight months salary’, ‘Stop playing politics with our education’, ‘We are not casual workers’ among others.

The union’s chairman, Dr. Joshua Silas, said the the federal government was out to destroy public universities.

“We are calling on the president to remove the ministers before they completely destroy our educational system. They want to turn university lecturers to casual workers. This government wants to destroy public institutions,” he stated.

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