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We will deploy all avenues to avert strike actions in Nigerian universities- Tinubu



President Bola Tinubu
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President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has assured of his administration’s commitment to establish synergy with all the academic unions within universities in the country, saying all avenues for dialogue will be explored and exhausted before any strike actions.

The President stated this during the 33rd convocation ceremony of the Federal University of Technology Akure. adsbygoogle || []).push({}); js">

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He said the corporation of the Union with the federal government will ensure the needed educational development in the country.

Tinubu, who was represented by the former President of the West Africa College of Surgeons, Prof. King-David Terna Yawe, said the synergy will help to create an atmosphere of peace and tranquillity on all campuses.

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“I would like to enjoin all the unions in our universities to cooperate with the government to deliver the needed development by ensuring an atmosphere of peace and tranquilly on our campuses.

“On our part, we will ensure that motivational activities are put in place to ensure improved productivity. Reciprocative actions would be expected from our universities as the government works hard to raise the bar for a conducive teaching and learning environment.

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“To whom much is given, much is expected. Dialogue, patience, and positive engagement are better means of achieving results than strike actions. Industrial disharmony does nothing but disrupt life, waste time, and elongate the academic calendar.

“Therefore, all avenues for dialogue must be explored and exhausted before strike actions are considered, and as the last resort,” he said.

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