The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says its members remained resolute to get what public universities need from the Federal Government to survive and compete globally.
Prof. Ayo Akinwole, the Chairman of ASUU, University of Ibadan chapter, made the assertions on Monday in Ibadan.
Akinwole said that lecturers in public universities in Nigeria have been using their bloods to run public universities and sustaining it.
Akinwole said that the N1.1 trillion for revitalisation of universities was not for lecturers in the public universities.
He explained that the amount was arrived at by the Federal Government through its NEEDS Assessment report on the level of decay in Nigerian public universities.
Vanguard reports that Akinwole, however, thanked ASUU members for sacrificing and remaining resolute to reposition the nation’s public university education.
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