UNIABUJA Students Laud ASUU Over Scholarship Disbursement

Students of the University of Abuja have commended the Academic Staff Union Of Universities (ASUU) branch of the institution over the disbursement of scholarship award to some selected students.

Recall that the Union recently granted scholarships to nine students studying in the institution, following a directive from its national body.

Some of the students who spoke to LEADERSHIP said the scholarship would help ameliorate their financial condition.

A 400 level student in the department of Agric Economics, Adenabu Shaibu Maryam commended the union for funding them worthy to be given the scholarship.

“I can say that ASUU is one of

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ASUU laments poor economy, low education budget

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has said successive governments have surrendered Nigeria to Europe, America and Asia since 1976, which was responsible for the “continued depletion of the economy.”

It added that others controlling Nigerians were the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, African Development Bank and World Trade Organisation.

ASUU added that policies on enhanced quality, access and affordability of education at all levels had been abandoned.

ASUU stated these in a communique issued at the end of its national summit at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, with the theme, ‘Nigeria: The state of

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