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ASUU Strike: Northern religious Clergies wants Nigeria billionaires to intervene

By Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna

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As Nigerian billionaires improved their ranking in the latest Forbes World’s Billionaire List 2022, which compiles the fortunes of the richest people in the world, Nigerians richest billionaires and top celebrities have been called upon to intervene and resolve the ASUU and Federal government strike situation.

The call was made by some top northern Nigeria religious leaders, educationists and traditional rulers in Kaduna, to mark this year world international youth day on behalf of Nigerian students.

The northern Clergies cried out for help to all the philanthropist, and celebrities in the country to assist the poor children returned back to school by contributing their quotas towards resolving ASUU strike financially.

Pastor Yohanna Buru, the General Overseer of Christ Evangelical and Life Intervention Ministry made the called during an interview with newsmen in kaduna to mark this year world international youth day.

According to him, it’s high time for all the wealthy individuals and billionaires in the country to collectively join hands towards resolving the protracted ASUU strike that is affecting the standard and quality education in the country.

He stressed that as part of providing corporate social responsibility and humanitarian services, billionaires should resolve the ASUU strike is a collective responsibilities, adding that government along cannot do it.

Pastor Buru said that “this is the right time for all the top celebrities, philanthropists Nigerians in diaspora and other sports super star across the country to show solidarity which is targeted at saving the education of the country.

Buru begged the most richest black man in Africa, Alhaji Aliko dangote, Mike Adenuga, Abdul Samad Rabiu BOA group of company and all the top celebrities In the entertainment and Music Industry in the country to raise some amount of money in other to help resolve and settle ASUU strike.
“Majority of the students at most of the university’s in the country are from poor home, and hence the need to help dialogue with federal government and ASUU to go back to dialogue table”, he said.

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Buru recalled that 99 percents of Nigerians politician attained these universities education, calling on performance musical association of Nigeria (PMAN )to organize a big musical concert that can generate some little amount of money so that ASUU can suspend the on going strike.

“Aliko Dangote still remain Africa’s richest, Mike Adenuga Nigeria’s second richest man, Abdulsamad Rabiu the third Nigerian on the list.

“Similarly, sheick Mohammed Abdullah Barnawa called on ASUU and federal government to please go back to dialogue table so as to end the 7 months strike.

He called on all Nigerian to be patriotic and good citizens at any place they find themselves.

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