The Kano chapter Zone of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has urged the Federal Government to declare a five-year state of emergency in the education sector.
Recall that on Monday, the union embarked on a two-week warning strike to call the attention of the government to the decay in the educational sector in the country.
This statement was made on Friday by the ASUU Zonal Coordinator, Prof. Mahmoud Lawan, at a press conference in Kano.
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The union also implored the government to allocate 26 percent of the federal and state governments’ budget to education to address the challenges bedevilling the sector.