The Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU LAUTECH branch has said there is no plan to resume academic activities until the strike is over
The management had on Wednesday issued a statement informing the students of the commencement of academic activities starting from January 3.
“The University Management Committee at its meeting of Wednesday, January 2, 2019, directed that all students be notified of the commencement of academic activities (course registration and lectures) on Thursday, January 3, 2019.
“Students are advised to check the University website for the academic calendar and lecture time-table for 2018/2019 Harmattan Semester. Best wishes,” he said.
In a swift reaction ASUU chairperson, Abiodun Olaniran, and secretary, Toyin Abegunrin, in statement signed on behalf of other members advised parents not to allow their children to go to the school “when nobody will attend to them”.
“LAUTECH as a branch of the union is fully involved in the patriotic struggle of ASUU to reposition the public university system in Nigeria.
“Any information to the contrary should be disregarded by the members of the public. Negotiations are still ongoing to find solutions to issues in contention.
“Parents are therefore advised not to send their children to school when nobody will attend to them,” the statement said.