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FUTO teachers vow to continue strike

By  Chide Nkwopara
OWERRI—Lecturers in Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), have vowed to continue with the current industrial action until a negotiated agreement is reached and signed between the union and the Federal Government.

The Chairman, ASUU-FUTO, Dr. R.A. Ejimofor, who disclosed this to newsmen in Owerri,  said that the current strike would not have lasted this long if the Federal Government had not reneged on the agreement it reached with the union.
“It is apparent that the government is not in a haste to stabilize the university system,” Dr. Ejimofor said.

Imo Poly students asked to shun violence

The Staff and students of Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo, have been advised to shun undue radicalism, rancor and acts that are capable of generating bad blood in the institution.

The Rector, Prof Anderson Amadioha, gave the advice during an inter-denominational service held in the school.
“We shall all today resolve to shun undue radicalism, bickering, cheap blackmail, rumous mongering and other acts capable of generating bad blood and sowing seeds of discord, bitterness, rancor, suspicion and fear among staff and students”, the Rector pleaded.

He also called for the promotion of unity, love, fellowship, mutual understanding, harmonious relationship and peaceful co-existence in the institution.


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