Every student of a Federal University in Nigeria is concerned and asked questions for ASUU strike 2020 update. However, Federal schools re-opening in the country is a big deal in 2020. Talk da Talk podcast brings a special guest, Kikiowo Ayoade to speak on the roles the Student union has played on schools reopening. The guest speaker on the show is the Global President of the National Association of Ondo State students (NAOS). Kikiowo talks about the ugly reality of Federal school institutions. He believes the demand of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) do not involve the interest of the students. However, the Federal Universities reopening has been an agitation and struggle for the student union across the thirty-six states in the country. ASUU strike 2020 is costly on the student path. Drop your comments to let us know how you feel about the indefinite strike.
Kikiowo Ayoade discuss the underfunding in the educational sector. ASUU strike 2020 is almost a whole academic session and things could have been done differently. So, we bring up a solution to social distancing and discuss benefits of virtual learning. Kikiowo believes this cannot be possible because lecturers of the Federal Universities do not have the technology know-how to run an online class. Favour Lemah, argues by stating that Lecturers perform research work . Therefore have the basic knowledge on how to run virtual classes. Kikiowo clarifies school not reopening is not dependent on COVID-19. The Nigerian student union have not been complacent and quiet. He makes it known schools reopening is mainly dependent on ASUU demands. However, he challenges the Federal government to listen to the cry of the Nigerian student union. Listen now to have an idea when Federal Universities resumption could happen.