Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday in Ibadan mentioned that the bogus earnings of Nationwide Meeting members portrayed them as a “bunch of unarmed robbers.”
Obasanjo, spoke at a public presentation of a e book written by Prof. Mark Nwagwu, titled, ‘I’m Kagara, I Weave the Sands of Sahara,’ in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
He additionally referred to as on the Federal Authorities to respect the settlement it signed with the Educational Workers Union of Universities, saying that the Federal Authorities put itself in a nook by coming into into the settlement with out full session.
He mentioned, “Authorities permits itself to be stampeded into signing settlement significantly when one group or the opposite withdraws it providers and goes on strike. After the settlement has been signed, with out full session inside authorities, implementation turns into a problem.
“However an settlement is an settlement whoever the agent is that signed that settlement in your behalf, you’re sure by it. It’s possible you’ll now need to renegotiate to have a brand new settlement however the settlement earlier signed stays an settlement.
“When the college academics go on strike, there’s an settlement; and when medical doctors go on strike, there might be a particular settlement. And when the colleges academics see that the settlement reached with the medical doctors is totally different from theirs, they go on strike and that is dangerous for our financial system.