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ASUU To FG: Make Food, Electricity Available As You Lockdown

A file photograph of ASUU Nationwide President, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi.


The President, Tutorial Workers Union of Universities (ASUU) Professor Biodun Ogunyemi has suggested Federal and State governments to again their lockdown order with the availability of existential wants for residents.

ASUU warned that until on a regular basis wants of the individuals are made obtainable, the rising lockdown of the nation could not obtain its desired results of social distancing.

Ogunyemi in a press release issued on Thursday in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, stated there should be cheap provide of electrical energy, water and meals.

He warned that until the wants of individuals are made obtainable, the federal and state authorities could face insurrection from folks which can be counter productive.

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“Entry to electrical energy and working water and an unbroken chain of meals provide and availability of different important objects ought to be key elements of the coverage referred to as lockdown.

“Until the folks’s survival wants are factored into the equation, governments on the nationwide and sub-national ranges could also be courting an uncontrollable regime of insurrection which can be counterproductive to the reason for combating the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria,” he stated.

The ASUU President stated the lesson to be taught from the COVID-19 pandemic is that problems with well being and security know no territorial boundaries and political leaders in all places had higher labored with everybody to make the world protected for all.

“ASUU subscribes to this profitable components and path to collective well being. On this our shared globe, nobody is protected epidemiologically, socially or bodily till everyone seems to be protected.

“We are able to conquer the concern rising from the manifestation of this international pandemic in our little corners. We are able to contribute to the worldwide motion for prevention and management of its unfold by making use of the well being guides and data from the World Well being Organisation and different skilled establishments and businesses,” Ogunyemi added.

He additionally revealed that ASUU is contributing their quota by distributing sanitisers, and different sensitisation materials to test the unfold of COVID-19 at numerous places together with the College of Ibadan and College of Jos and in response to him, different chapters of the establishment physique may also be part of within the sensitisation.

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