Bola Amed Tinubu, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) has said that industrial action by university lecturers, under the aegis of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, will be a thing of the past if he emerges Nigeria’s President.
He made the pledge during his presidential campaign at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri, the Imo State capital.
The presidential candidate said Buhari’s eight-year administration was a retooling process, and he promised to build on the developmental programmes of president Muhammadu Buhari.
While soliciting for votes, Tinubu pledged to invest in education and build infrastructure.
He said, “There will no longer be ASUU strike in Nigeria. All courses will be finished as and when due. For instance, all courses slated for four years will be finished at the end of the four years in the university.”
While berating the opposition party, Tinubu explained that “The PDP stole Nigeria’s treasure.”
“President Buhari’s eight years is a retooling process. The PDP are liars. We will continue with developmental programmes of the APC, it will not stop.
“Imo is the destination for tourism, we will add value to real estate in Imo State, invest in education, build and reconstruct your roads in Imo. No more issue of ASUU strike. We will be prudent and manage revenue generation capacity, we will bring peace, we will work with the state to ensure security.” he said.
The Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodimma, said that the state was APC-inclined and assured Tinubu that the people would not disappoint the APC.