ASUP Strike: NYCN and NDYC Appeals To Lecturers To Call-off.

The Niger Delta Youth Council and National Youth Council of Nigeria has appeal to  the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUP) to call-off the strike in the interest of Nigerian Youths.

This was contained in a communique signed by the National Coordinator of NDYC, Comr Jator Abido and Amb Comr Hope George Vice President South-South, NYCN, noted that the continued staying of the Students at home is dangerious to the security of Nigeria.

The group also lamented that as a matter of urgency the Government should review the Nigeria education system and policies to meet up with that of the developed country in the world.

Below is the full text of the communique;

Being A Text Of Communique Issued At The End Of The National Youth Leaders Education Reform Retreat Organised By The Niger Delta Youth Council And The National Youth Council Of Nigeria, In Conjunction With The Office Of The Provost Fed. College Of Education (FCE) Obubu.


the theme of the retreat was ‘youth&education, education reform as it affect the youth of the nation and taking positive actions & geting results’. Was attended by youth leaders from the national,stated and local government in nigeria. Others include d heads of voluntory youth organizations, ngo’s and other veteran youth leaders in nigeria.

?aim and objectives:  the national education systems and policies  has called for great concern by the stake-holders of d ndyc and nycn as  it affect positively or negatively on over eighty million nigerian youths, hence this retreat is geared toward these following listed objectives: review the nation education system and policies. review the rules of govt for positive implementations. review the contributions of host community to the edu. System and policies implementation. review the pragmatic rules of the nigerian youths on accessment,appreciation and acquisition for positive implementation. review the positive & negative impacts of the nation education system& policies as it affect empowerment, enterpreneurship and economic independency on nigerian youths. prefer nation solutions and recommendations for positive impacts and implementation.

Resource person’s were selected from d education sector, directorate of youth,media and tradional council’s in nigeria.  These include chief/dr.eugene u.  Ibli, dr ishmeal ibidemi, comr jator abido ndyc nat cordinator and amb comr hope george etc.

Syndicate session: the retreat was also splited into syndacate groups for interactive contributions,group paper presentation for communique.

?national youth communique on eduction:

?1.the nigerian youths call for the review of d nat edu system with emphasis on positive empowerment on enterpreneurship.

2.the war against poor education system with litle or no positive impacts on beneficiaries should be vigoriously fought to its logical end.the time to fight this cankerworm is now.

3.the youths condemn in its entirety d unpatriotic demand on certification (degree) & not conpetencies hindering potentiality of nigerian youths wt global standard.

4.youths also condemn in its entirety teaching in abstraction but teaching to impact&empower d beneficiaries.

5.youths of nigeria urgently call on president goodluck e.jonathan,to resolve as a matter of urgency the power&energy sector to boast the technical objectives of d 6,3,3,4 system.

6.youths call on govt to effectively& adequately build on d teachers capacities& condemn ramped forgery/falsification in d teaching service.

7. Nation youths council of nigeria in collaboration with the niger-delta youths council is mandating govt and all accedemic staff union of colleges of education and polytechnic to resolve as quick as possible the on going strike that have deprived the youth of the nation education for some months.

Comr jator abido national coordinator niger delta youth council 08039363668,

amb comr hope george vice president south south national youth council of nigeria, 08037200179

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