Market women stormed the National Assembly protesting that the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Should call off its more than three months old strike. The protesting traders were under the aegis of National Market Women Association.
President-General of the group, Mrs Felicia Sani who led the more than 200 protesting women, said: “We are tired our children at home. We want our children back in school. Enough of this cheap blackmail.
On FG/ASUU agreement
Asked why she did not criticize the Federal Government for failing to reach an agreement with ASUU, Mrs Sani said “which agreement? How do you expect lecturers in state Universities to earn same salaries as Federal ones? That is impossible.
“We are not educated but you do not expect a hotel in my village to cost same price as a hotel in Abuja”
“They are located in different places so how can a state university lecturer earn same salary with his Federal counterpart?
“We are begging them for the last time. If we come again we may have chase them out of this country and replace them with so many jobless Nigerians”