The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it will not allow the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) negotiates on its behalf in trade disputes.
The ASUU chairman, University of Ilorin , Professor Moyosore Ajao stated this while speaking at the national executive council (NEC) meeting of the Nigeria Union of Allied Health Professionals (NUAHP), themed, “Results Oriented Unionism in a democratic Setting”, held in Ilorin.
According to him, ASUU members have peculiarities of their profession that the NLC might not fully understand.
He explained that ASUU does not fight every successive government in the country, adding that the union only challenge government who has the intention of destroying the educational system.
Professor Ajao, however urged trade unions in the country to allow principle and ideas to be their watchword while demanding their rights from their employers.