ASUU: ‘Court order without key issues addressed is more problems’ — Femi Falana

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana, on Friday, said the recent Industrial Court ruling against the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) would not solve the monumental crises rocking university education system in Nigeria.

The legal expert mentioned this when he featured in a Channels Television programme, Sunrise Daily, monitored by Ripples Nigeria.

The tussel between the striking lecturers and the Federal Government had turned into a more serious legal issue as the latter had approached the court for a way-out.

The step resulted in a court judgement by Justice Polycarp Hamman on Wednesday, which ordered the varsity lecturers to end the strike and return to classrooms.

The judge, who gave the order while ruling on an application filed by the Federal Government, said the strike “has done irreparable damage to the lives of the affected students and the country’s education system.”

He added that the industrial action contravenes the Section 18(1)(2) of the…

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