The Congress of University Academics (CONUA) said at this global trying times, it is a betrayal of national trust for any academic union to embark on strike at this period of global disaster.
The CONUA national publicity secretary, Dr. Ernest Nwoke said this is the time when Nigerian academics should be working on overdrive to find solutions to the problems of Covid-19 or at least reduce its virulence.
ASUU’s strike will aggravate the country’s problems and deepen national anxiety. Consequently, CONUA strongly dissociates itself from the decision of ASUU to declare indefinite strike in the nation and global trying times.” he added.
He went further by directing its members to remain steadfast in supporting all efforts of government, institutions, non-governmental organisations, and individuals to combat the menace of COVID-19.