With the list of public Universities which have joined the ongoing nationwide ASUU strike getting longer, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi has suspended examinations which were going on in the University to join the strike.

The chairman of ASUU in ATBU, Adamu Babayo while speaking to newsmen explained that the chapter of ASUU in the University decided to join the strike after their congress on Tuesday, November 7, 2018, and that there will be no examination or any form of academic activities in the University until further directive is given by the ASUU national body.

Below is an extract of Adamu Babayo’s statement;

We resolved to stop all academic activities in the institution until further directive is given by the ASUU national body,”

“You know we came back from Akure on Monday. We are aware of the directives to go on strike, but we have to come back to our various institutions, hold meetings and convey the message to our members for them to comply and that was what we did.

“Our students wrote examinations even today in the morning. But that will be the last as we have informed all our members to comply with the directive and stop the conduct of examinations in the university.

“So, from now, no examination or any other academic activities will take place because we have joined the strike.

“The issue is that ATBU is a member of national ASUU and whatever decision the union takes, we are legally bound by it.

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