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The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently fix the problems with bedevilling the Nigerian economy.
According to ASUU, the state of the economy is contributing to the growing tensions in the country.
Daily Trust reports that ASUU stated that part of the problems with the Buhari administration was policy inconsistency.
This was the position of the chairman ASUU, University of Ibadan chapter, Dr Deji Omole, who spoke to journalists on Sunday, March 19.
He said the economy was a superstructure that could not be handled with levity but sound economic team and policy which he said were yet to materialize in the present government.
He urged President Buhari to urgently tackle the economic challenges of the country.
According to him, while the statistics of the unemployed were unpalatable, more youths were joining the market of unemployed and wasting away because no working policy had effectively targeted them.
He said that the growing spate of kidnapping, abduction, corruption, armed robbery, cyber-criminality were not unconnected with the poor economic conditions.
On Wednesday, March 15, NAIJ.com had reported that ASUU gave both the federal and state governments a 14-day ultimatum to pay the shortfall in their salaries running into millions of naira or face unrest in universities.